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Thanksgiving Safety During COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday safely.
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.
The Flu vs. COVID-19
The season is changing, and COVID-19 is still here. And with colder weather comes another threat to public health: the flu. But how can you tell the difference between COVID-19 and the flu?
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.
First Treatment for Ebola Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever medication to treat Ebola virus.
Flu Season Is Here: Your Daily Dose of Tips
Flu season is upon us. Getting a flu vaccine during this year is more important than ever due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
What Comes After COVID-19?
For many people who get COVID-19, symptoms end within a couple of weeks. But for others, post-COVID-19 symptoms may stick around for weeks or months.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
How COVID-19 Affects Children
How does COVID-19 affect kids? It's a question most parents have. And we're starting to get answers.
Going Back to School During COVID-19
Back-to-school season can already be a stressful time for parents. Add a global pandemic into the mix, and many parents might be pulling their hair out. Here's how to help your child stay safe.