Two free flu vaccines will improve protection for the over-65s. FluZone High Dose is a high-dose version; Fluad adds an additional ingredient to boost effectiveness. But neither is perfect.
The good news is there's a vaccine to prevent feline parvovirus.
School sores usually clear up within a few weeks, without any scarring. Here's what to do if you suspect your child has them.
A better vaccine could have reduced the rates of flu, but not the high-dose Fluzone vaccine doctors were touting at the start of the week.
Infectious diseases pose a continual threat to Canadians. Ensuring the population stays healthy requires increasing investment in our public health system.
Tuberculosis has had a significant impact on the world, from influencing fashion trends to helping understand how the human body works.
With so many microbes capable of hijacking and destroying us, how are we, as a species, still enduring?