Babesiosis, which can cause flulike symptoms, could be spreading because of rising temperatures and the growing deer population.
In 2021, deaths of pregnant women soared by 40 percent in the United States, according to new government figures. Here’s how one family coped after the virus threatened a pregnant mother.
Seniors continue to bear the brunt of deaths and hospitalizations, even as most of the nation abandons precautions: “Americans do not agree about the duty to protect others.”
The fatalities, occurring disproportionately among Native American and Black women, were linked not just to medical complications but also to homicides and accidents.
In advance of a scientific meeting on Thursday, officials proposed offering new shots to Americans each fall, a strategy long employed against the flu.
The Covid-19 pandemic demonstrated the promise of tracking pathogens in sewage. Now, the nation needs to act on it, experts say.
Los expertos dicen que tomar este antiviral ayuda a evitar algunos síntomas persistentes de covid y la hospitalización. Pero los malentendidos impiden que más personas tomen el fármaco.
Family members and health care workers should take precautions, experts said.
If you’re feeling sick, this handy chart will help you zero in on which virus you might have.
La “variante pesadilla” no es tan mala como suena.