The ‘bivalent’ booster helps protect against the original strain as well as the omicron variant
Where we’ve been, where we’re headed with COVID-19, flu, RSV, polio, monkeypox (mpox) and ebola
The new UCLA Health group provides a network for people coming out of intensive care
Dr. Manish J. Butte is leading a research team studying immune system response
Respiratory syncytial virus, which can be dangerous for babies, typically peaks in January or February
Cases are down, but experts advise keeping precautions up.
Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month
The new COVID-19 boosters are here, and I’m not sure if, or when, I need to get one. I had the two-shot Moderna series last winter. I had a mild case of COVID-19 this summer. When I got better, I got the booster. Do I still need to get another one? Am I the only one who is confused?
The phrase became popular after COVID-19 vaccines became available, but it’s not accurate, says UCLA Health infectious diseases specialist Dr. Annabelle de St. Maurice