Viruses

In a recent report from the CDC, the organization detailed that 120 people from 15 different states were reported to have measles from January 1st to December 2nd, 2017. Why is this number so shocking? Only a few short years ago, health experts thought they...

The contagious bacterial infection known as whooping cough or pertussis recently made headlines, when the Plano Independent School District released a warning about this disease. According to their statement, two students at Clark High School in the Texas town were confirmed as having this highly-contagious...

During a child’s first two years of life, one of the leading topics of discussion between parents and pediatricians is undoubtedly vaccinations. Today, the CDC recommends that all healthy babies be vaccinated against 12 different viruses or diseases during these first 24 months of life....