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Colleges need to prepare for monkeypox to spread among students, infectious disease experts say

Monkeypox Temple University

Prevention

How well do monkeypox vaccines prevent infection? A virologist answers 6 questions about the shots

Monkeypox vaccine

Health News

U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox as virus spreads

Monkeypox National Emergency

Illness

Kissing became increasingly popular 5,000 years ago – and so did cold sores

Kissing Cold Sores

Children's Health

3-year-old Pennsylvania boy battles rare Powassan virus complications from tick bite

Powassan Virus Pennsylvania Boy

Illness

Viruses can change your scent to make you more attractive to mosquitoes, new research finds

Mosquito Virus Odor

Illness

Monkeypox case found in Philadelphia, but officials say virus poses 'extremely low' risk

Monkeypox Philadelphia

Investgiation

No smallpox found in vials discovered at Merck lab in Montgomery County, CDC says

Smallpox

Illness

Camden County Starbucks employee contracts hepatitis A, customers urged to get vaccinated

Starbucks employee Hepatitis A

Health News

Canine coronavirus known to have infected people could demonstrate how viruses spread between species

Canine coronavirus

Prevention

One vaccine dose may be enough for people who had COVID-19, Penn scientists say

Illness

Coronavirus variants spreading in New York City, California raise concerns

Children's Health

CDC fears resurgence of rare, polio-like disease in children

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Illness

What to make of the new H1N1 swine flu with 'pandemic potential'

H1N1 Swine Flu

Exhibits

Mütter Museum offers virtual tour of 'Spit Spreads Death' exhibit

Spit Spreads Death exhibit

Mental Health

Will the coronavirus pandemic make you a germaphobe? Probably not, but it may bring new habits

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Illness

Coronavirus cases may wane this summer, but don't count on warm weather to end the pandemic

Illness

Number of millennials diagnosed with hepatitis C has nearly quadrupled in 10 years

Hep C cases surge

Prevention

How to stop touching your face to minimize spread of coronavirus and other germs

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Opioids

Most American adults should be screened for hepatitis C, health officials say

New U.S. guidelines call for most adults to be screened for hepatitis C

Illness

Student at William Penn High School in Delaware diagnosed with mumps

Mumps New Castle high school

Prevention

The coronavirus outbreak has people rushing to buy face masks – but do they work?

Prevention

Philadelphia Airport among those screening passengers for coronavirus

Coronavirus Airport Screening Philadelphia

Illness

Second Philadelphia patient cleared of having coronavirus, health officials say

Another possible coronavirus case in Philly

Health News

CDC confirms first U.S. case of potentially deadly new coronavirus

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Illness

Influenza B is the dominant flu strain for first time in almost 30 years, CDC says

Influenza B is dominant strain this flu season

Prevention

Here's how to protect your child from meningitis

Meningitis Prevention Vaccines

Prevention

Scientists fear deadly EEE virus is a 'harbinger' of more troublesome mosquito-borne illnesses

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Illness

Why antibiotics don't work for the flu and common cold

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Health News

Two more cases of deadly mosquito-borne virus Triple E discovered in New Jersey

Triple E infection New Jersey

Illness

Scientists may have found a way to prevent the common cold

Common cold cure

Prevention

Pennsylvania funding vaccines to prevent spread of hepatitis A amid outbreak

Illness

Philly health department warns of potential Hepatitis A exposure at Kensington restaurant

Health News

Mosquito-borne Triple E virus, worse than West Nile, discovered in Delaware

mosquito triple e virus delaware

Adult Health

Ticks spread plenty more for you to worry about beyond Lyme disease

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Adult Health

Kitchen sponges may hold answer to antibiotic resistance

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Prevention

Traveling abroad? You'll want to consider these vaccinations

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Illness

Why you shouldn’t take antibiotics for a cold or flu

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Children's Health

Amid New Jersey measles outbreak, a suspected case at elementary school

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Illness

Shocking number of Congolese don't believe Ebola outbreak is real – survey

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Children's Health

Acute flaccid myelitis: What is the polio-like illness paralyzing U.S. children?

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Illness

Adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey medical center shows communication errors, still no known source

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