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BY Jacqueline Mason

You’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19, but is it time for your next booster? Which type of booster should you get, and is there an age limit? What if you’ve recently been infected with the SARS CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19? And let’s not forget it’s flu vaccination season. Can you get the COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at the same time?

Use these answers from Chief Infection Control Officer Roy Chemaly M.D., and Ann Klopp...

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine viles

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

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...

BY Amy Spallone, M.D.

Was monkeypox created in a lab? Can you get it from going in a swimming pool? Are only gay and bisexual men at risk of catching it?

You’ve probably heard a lot of talk lately about monkeypox. But it’s important to separate fact from fiction. So, what’s true and what’s false? 

Here are 10 monkeypox myths that you shouldn’t believe.

Myth #1: Monkeypox was created in a lab.

Fact: Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease...

Artistic close-up rendering of orangey-reddish-brown monkeypox virus cells

BY Jacqueline Mason

If you or someone you know has had COVID-19 recently, you may have heard of PAXLOVID. Maybe you’ve even heard about a so-called COVID-19 rebound...

BY Ronda Wendler

The Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are behind an increase in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. We spoke with MD Anderson’s Chief...

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 Devon Carter

At-home COVID-19 antigen tests can be very convenient. A positive result can confirm a COVID-19 infection in minutes and help you protect...