Infectious Diseases

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Is a Sinus Infection Contagious?

Sinus infections, also known as sinusitis, mimic the symptoms of colds, but can a sinus infection spread as quickly as a cold?

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How Long Does the Flu Vaccine Last?

Our clinicians answer questions about the flu vaccine. For example, how often do you need it? Why should you get the flu vaccine? Does it make you sick? Read more here.

How Serious Is Influenza and How Does the Flu Spread?

Influenza, or the flu, is still very serious and can lead to health complications or death. Learn how flu spreads and what you can do to help prevent it.

Stages of the Common Cold

The common cold is a viral infection that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. There is no cure and antibiotics won't help. Find out the common stages of the common cold.

When to Take a Baby with RSV to the Hospital?

CHRISTUS Health clinicians explain when parents should be concerned about RSV in their children. As a parent, it’s difficult to know whether your child has a common cold or RSV.

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