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The flu vaccine is usually 40% to 60% effective, but some years it can be as low as 20% effective. It's still your best defense against the flu.
An anti-vaxxer said she gave trick-or-treaters chicken-pox-infected lollipops, claiming they help with ‘life-long immunity’
Getting the chicken pox once can increase immunity, but doesn't guarantee that a person will never get the infection again.
Candida auris can evolve so quickly, it can resist normal fungal treatments that are designed to kill it.
A woman is the first to die from an Atlanta outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, an extreme form of pneumonia that can spread through shower heads...
People who are older than 50 and those who have weakened immune systems from cancer, diabetes, or other conditions are at risk for the disease.
A deadly fungal infection called candida auris is spreading across the globe, and no one knows how to stop it
Candida auris mostly affects people who are in the hospital or have severe illnesses. Drugs can't stop it from killing them.
A deadly drug-resistant fungal infection is spreading fast, and doctors are sounding the alarm that ‘urgent’ action is needed
Candida auris, an invisible fungus, can live on surfaces for weeks. It affects people with weakened immune systems, often when they're at hospitals.
The measles vaccine was licensed in the US in 1963, but the virus is making a comeback. Early symptoms are like the flu, then a bumpy rash breaks out.
With nearly 700 measles cases this year, the CDC is bracing for the disease to grab a ‘foothold’ on the US again — for the first tim...
The CDC says this year's measles case count in the US is the highest it's been since the disease was declared eradicated in 2000. And it's only April.
A flight attendant for the Israeli airline El Al has been in a coma for 10 days after contracting measles, CNN reported.
Even if you got the measles vaccine, you may not be protected against the disease — here’s how to tell
As measles continues to spread across the US, health professionals are urging people to make sure they are protected against the disease.