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Should You Be Worried About Measles?

Measles cases are on the rise across the United States. And while the number of cases may be low, the risk of outbreaks is significant.

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Why Aren’t More Older Adults Getting the RSV Vaccine?

RSV tends to be just as serious an illness as flu for older adults, yet not many people are aware of it.

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The Truth About White Lung Pneumonia

Some media stories are suggesting that white lung pneumonia is a new virus, creating unnecessary concern. It’s not new and it’s usually very treatable.

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A New Era of Protection Against RSV Is Here

As respiratory season approaches, several new options will help protect the most vulnerable from the highly infectious virus.

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The Re-Emergence of Polio: What You Need to Know

The first U.S. case of polio in a decade and evidence of community spread in New York raises concerns about a disease most Americans have never had to think about.

The recovery process for Eliana Rosario has included physical therapy

Eliana’s Story: A Cautionary Tale about Long COVID in Kids

14-year-old Eliana Rosario is riding roller coasters this summer. After a bout of troubling symptoms, Eliana was successfully treated at the UH Rainbow COVID Recovery Clinic.

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Monkeypox and COVID-19: Here Are Key Differences

While the monkeypox outbreak is attracting headlines, there is little threat of a global pandemic - and no comparison to COVID-19.

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Here’s What We Know About the Rise of Hepatitis Cases in Children

Doctors are trying to zero in on the cause of an unusual spike of severe hepatitis cases in children in the United States and Europe, but there’s no need to panic.

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