Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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COVID-19: Update 3/10/2020
The spread of coronavirus continues to make headlines.
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.
Coronavirus Cases: Update
A fast-spreading coronavirus first detected in China has now reached other countries, including the United States.
Virus Outbreak in China: What You Need to Know
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak in China.
Common Cold Treatments
When you get a cold, you may find yourself rushing to your local pharmacy or grocery store to get some medications to treat it. Keep reading to see what you can do to get better faster.
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.
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.