New COVID-19 Variants BQ.1 and BQ1.1 

New COVID-19 Variants BQ.1 and BQ1.1 

As people start to travel and gather for the holidays, it’s vitally important that we protect ourselves and others from COVID-19 and all respiratory viruses over the winter when we know people are gathering indoors, making the virus easier to spread. Most experts...
Polio outbreak in New York State

Polio outbreak in New York State

Thanks to massive vaccination campaigns around the world, polio cases dropped by 99% since the late 1980s. Now, evidence of polio outbreaks is showing up in wastewater in the United States with its first case of paralytic polio in decades in an unvaccinated individual...
Omicron BA.5 subvariant of coronavirus

Omicron BA.5 subvariant of coronavirus

The Omicron variant, first identified in South Africa, is the predominant strain of COVID-19 in the United States. Viruses constantly change through mutation and these mutations result in a new variants of the virus. New variants will continue to emerge, and most...
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