What Should I Know About Mono?

March 16, 2022

Mono, or infectious mononucleosis, is sometimes called the “kissing disease” for good reason. This illness, which is most often caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, is often transmitted through saliva. Young adults and teens are most susceptible to getting it, and it usually isn’t a cause or serious concern. Learn more about this common illness from our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team below! Is Mono Contagious? Yes, mono is a very contagious illness. Although experts ...

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Why Are Breakthrough Omicron Infections More Common Now?

March 2, 2022

During the recent outbreak of the omicron variant, breakthrough COVID-19 infections have sadly become much more common. The reason for this is that the omicron variant is far more transmissible than prior types of the virus. As a result, it becomes more capable of evading the passive immunity provided by immunizations. Read on to learn more about breakthrough infections from our AFC Urgent Care Knoxville team. What Are Breakthrough Infections? A “breakthrough” infection, according to ...

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