Displaying items by tag: division of infectious diseases

The vaccine most likely does not prevent spread of the virus, but probably does reduce the length of time an infected person sheds virus.
Now that effective vaccines for COVID-19 have been developed and are being distributed to members of the public, it is key for folks to understand the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines.
At UAB Hospital, the term “COVID convalesced” is used when a patient is no longer considered infectious to others and can be moved out of a COVID-specific care unit, but is still sick and requires intensive medical attention.
Observational clinical research of COVID-19 patients can help clinicians better understand how the previously unknown SARS-CoV-2 virus acts, and findings from this research can better inform treatment and vaccine design.
The largest HIV health care unit in Alabama and one of the country’s preeminent HIV clinics has relocated to state-of-the-art space in Birmingham’s Lakeview district.
As the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine begins to be administered, many Americans still have questions. UAB has you covered.
Alabamians who download and use the GuideSafe™ app now have an added layer of information when traveling to help make smart, informed COVID-19 decisions.
Allowing family members back into your home is a challenging thought for many, but UAB experts share ways we can safely reintegrate under one roof.
Thanksgiving will be different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but a safe celebration is still possible with the help of guidelines laid out by UAB experts and the CDC.
With many experiencing COVID-19 fatigue and burnout as winter months approach, UAB experts provide key resources and tips for creating a plan for your physical and emotional health.
The flu and COVID-19 have several overlapping symptoms and could cause a “twindemic” this winter. How can you protect yourself and family from both viruses?
A monoclonal antibody is being developed by Aridis Pharmaceuticals as an inhaled, self-administered treatment for non-hospitalized patients who are suffering from mild to moderate COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of normal life, but infectious diseases experts explain ways to enjoy the semester while minimizing health risks.
New recommendations for treatment and prevention of HIV infection in adults will help guide physicians and patients in HIV therapies and treatment regimens.
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