Aerobic activity, even below recommended level, linked to lower mortality, while J-shaped pattern seen for muscle-strengthening activity.
The researchers identified 8996 hospitalizations for COVID-19 and 2403 hospitalizations for seasonal influenza.
A pediatric infectious disease specialist explains this little-known virus.
Approximately 25% of parents lie about their child’s COVID-19 vaccine status or don’t quarantine their children, survey findings show.
A man presents to urgent care with influenza-like symptoms, agitation, and confusion. Read how his meningitis symptoms were misdiagnosed.
Vaccine effectiveness 54% against medically attended outpatient acute respiratory infection associated with influenza A in patients younger than 65 years
The issue appears to be related to the availability of generic oseltamivir.
Although this year’s ultra-high rates of RSV hospitalizations have recently fallen, the tripledemic of RSV, COVID-19, and influenza continues throughout the holiday season.
Toolkit provides guidance on the COVID-19 bivalent booster and oral antiviral therapeutics.
Lee EH, Lee KH, Kim J, et al. Comparing different delivery methods of fecal microbiota transplantation. Presented at: IDWeek 2022; October 19-23, 2022; Washington, DC. Poster 515.
NFID survey show beliefs about influenza and pneumococcal disease, as well as attitudes and practices around vaccination, including the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The quadrivalent modRNA influenza vaccine candidate uses mRNA technology, which requires only the genetic sequence of the virus.
The AAP recommends annual vaccination against influenza for all children without medical contraindications, starting at age 6 months.
In general, routine annual vaccination is recommended for all patients 6 months of age and older who have no contraindications and should be completed by the end of October.
COVID-19 research is expected to yield medical and scientific dividends for the treatment of influenza, cancer, cystic fibrosis, and other chronic diseases.
Although the facts in this month’s Legal Advisor predate the COVID-19 pandemic, the legal impact is likely to be relevant in cases that involve religious exemption for mandatory vaccines.
The 2022 adult immunization schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations, including several changes.
Vaccine effectiveness 75% during 2019 to 2020 season, when vaccine-mismatched viruses predominated.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness of N95 respirators vs surgical masks in protecting against viral respiratory illness transmission.
This review covers the role of mucus hypersecretion in the pathogenesis of colds and flu and treatment options for mucus hypersecretion.