Public health professionals worldwide are confronting an alarming fact: many diseases that are preventable through the power of vaccination are making a steady comeback around the globe.
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Beachgoers aren’t the only thing coming and going in the Caribbean these days. A mosquito-borne virus typically found in Asia and Africa has made its way to a handful of islands in the region, and U.S.
It is never too early to start protecting a newborn – and with whooping cough it can, and should, start before that baby is even born.
Originally published May 20, 2013
Health officials are concerned about unusually large outbreaks of measles in the U.S. this year.
Originally published July 16, 2012
If you’re going to a holiday celebration this season, you’ll likely do a lot of shaking hands, hugging loved ones and eating holiday favorites.
When Geneen Gibson, PharmD, started her job at Savannah’s St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System in January 2008, doctors and pharmacists were already nervous.