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Outbreaks of a deadly strain of bird flu have infected poultry and wild birds across the globe. UH infectious disease specialist Keith Armitage, MD, answers common questions.
Travelers can protect themselves by getting a yellow fever vaccine and guarding against mosquito bites.
Interest has grown in travel to Ghana, a popular tourist destination in West Africa. That means demand for vaccinations and other health services recommended for travel to the region are also on the rise.
If you do travel, understanding changing protocols for the locations and venues you plan to visit is most important.
While a trip to any exotic locale is sure to be memorable, it also comes with health risks. A visit to a travel clinic can help address these risks.
The travel landscape is fast changing, as a number of countries have imposed restrictions in the face of soaring cases. The Delta variant spreads person-to-person much more easily than previous versions of the virus.
UH Rainbow pediatric infectious disease specialist Amy Edwards, MD, explains why the U.S. Centers for Disease Control now recommends wearing a cloth face mask.
This past year, measles has made a resurgence in the United States and throughout the world. What you need to know to avoid getting measles -- or bringing the disease back home.