Infectious Diseases Stories
With summer comes increased risk exposure to mosquitos. Here’s what women who are pregnant or wish to become pregnant need to know to stay safe this year.
Pertussis, also known as whopping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to breathe.
Planning to skip a flu shot because you’re pregnant? Think again. Dr. Horsager strongly recommends getting a flu shot during your pregnancy to protect you and your baby.
Hepatitis C is a manageable diagnosis and living a healthy life can slow the advances.
As the CDC advises pregnant women to avoid travel to certain countries, here are four things they should know about the virus.
A recent Dallas Morning News report revealed a horrible tropical illness that has made its way to America. But is Chagas disease a real threat in Dallas?
You may have received common vaccines as a child, but it’s important to receive certain vaccines as an adult, too. A UT Southwestern doctor explains.
A recent rubella diagnosis is a timely reminder of how important it is to get the MMR vaccine.
For women who have an infectious disease and are pregnant, early intervention is important.