Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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Tips to Prevent the Common Cold
Cold and flu season has arrived, but that doesn't have to mean you or your family will get sick. Outsmart germs with these simple strategies.
New Tech to Detect MRSA Faster
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing of a new technology to detect serious bacteria.
Flu Season Update
Across the US, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
Is It a Cold or the Flu?
The common cold and flu have similar symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between the two. Read on to find out how.
You Have the Flu — Now What?
Flu season is here, and that means you or a loved one might have been diagnosed with the flu.
New Rx Approvals
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved five medications in the last month.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
Flu Rx Approved for New Use
The flu medication Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) has been approved for a new use.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching the flu.
A Vaccine for Smallpox and Monkeypox
The US Food Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox.