Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

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A Non-Prescription, At-Home COVID-19 Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new COVID-19 test. This is the first test approved for at-home use without a prescription.
Third COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a third COVID-19 vaccine. And this one only requires one dose.
'Fast-Moving' Listeria Outbreak in US
Health officials are investigating a "fast-moving" outbreak of Listeria that has hit four states.
Flu Rx Approval Expanded
The approval of a common flu treatment just got expanded.
How COVID-19 Is Affecting Flu Season
Wearing a mask, washing your hands, social distancing and other precautions may be preventing the spread of more than just COVID-19.
STIs in the US
Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States may have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), a new study found.
Long-Acting HIV Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat HIV.
Rolling Out the COVID-19 Vaccine
Health officials and pharmaceutical companies are planning to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. Here's what you need to know.
Flu Rx Gets New Indication
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a common flu medication.
First At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Test Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first COVID-19 test that can be administered and give results at home. And the results can come in less than half an hour.