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BY Cynthia DeMarco

You might know that flu season got off to an earlier start than usual this year or that the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is making a serious comeback. You may have even heard people call this a “tripledemic” of viruses. But you may be wondering why, or what — if anything — you should do about it.

We checked in with Chief Infection Control Officer Roy Chemaly, M.D., to find out what patients and their families should know about...

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BY Jacqueline Mason

Last updated on Oct. 13, 2022

You’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19, but is it time for your next booster? Which type of booster should...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The start of a new flu season often brings questions, such as: “When should I get my shot?” And, “Is it OK to get my flu shot and another...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated on Oct. 13, 2022

You may have heard that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization to a new pair of COVID-19 booster shots. These updated vaccines are designed to help protect people from the most prevalent subvariants of the current strain: Omicron BA.4 and BA.5.

To learn more about these vaccines, including how they differ from previous COVID-19 booster shots, who...

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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Last updated May 31, 2022

Figuring out how to travel safely has never been more confusing — especially for cancer patients and their...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

You may have heard talk recently about a second COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. But if you’re confused about whether you need one — and what...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’re confused about how your COVID-19 status might affect your eligibility to donate blood or platelets, you’re not alone. ...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve caught and recovered from COVID-19, you might be wondering what that means. Are you immune to the virus now? Can you go out...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

If you’ve heard the word “flurona” recently, but aren’t quite sure what it means, you’re not alone. Many people have expressed confusion about...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

The number of breakthrough COVID-19 infections continues to climb, both in the United States and around the world. Many are now due to the...