Infectious Diseases

Read: Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Rise in Healthcare Workers Quarantined for Coronavirus Raises Concerns

Experts say the spreading of the coronavirus has also shown many hospitals are not prepared to handle a public health crisis.

Read: Campuses Cancel In-person Classes Due to COVID-19

Campuses Cancel In-person Classes Due to COVID-19

Many universities are moving their classes to online formats.

Read: Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

Capacity Issues Could Thwart U.S. Hospital Response to COVID-19

The number of patients needing treatment for the coronavirus could outstrip hospital resources.

Read: Coronavirus Update: Several Universities Cancel Study Abroad Programs

Coronavirus Update: Several Universities Cancel Study Abroad Programs

Some of the schools that have taken this step include NYU, Syracuse, FIU, Semester at Sea, Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University, the University of New Haven and Elon University.

Read: CDC: Americans Should Prepare for Spread of Coronavirus

CDC: Americans Should Prepare for Spread of Coronavirus

A top health official said Tuesday that it isn’t a matter of if the coronavirus will continue to spread but when and how severely.

Read: Second Wave of Flu Hits U.S., Worst Season for Children in a Decade

Second Wave of Flu Hits U.S., Worst Season for Children in a Decade

This flu season also started the earliest in 15 years, with an influx of flu-like sicknesses seen as early as October in parts of the South.

Read: Flu Virus has Killed 68 Children Since the Start of the Flu Season

Flu Virus has Killed 68 Children Since the Start of the Flu Season

The CDC says that flu activity remains high, but hospitalizations and deaths are not high at this point in the season.

Read: How Campuses Can Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak

How Campuses Can Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak

These nine steps will help your school or university limit the spread of this respiratory illness.

Read: Beware of Fake Coronavirus Social Media Alerts

Beware of Fake Coronavirus Social Media Alerts

Colleges and school districts are grappling with phony posts about the outbreak.

Read: Seattle Students Can’t Return from Winter Break If Not Vaccinated

Seattle Students Can’t Return from Winter Break If Not Vaccinated

The district is hosting three free vaccination clinics so that students can get caught up on their immunizations.

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