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From the common cold to MRSA, you will find a range of helpful tips and information here.

Infection

You may have patients with plans for far-flung summer travel. But have they planned for necessary vaccinations? See if you can advise the family in our travel quiz on appropriate prevention for all.

Hepatitis, measles, smallpox, polio, mumps, influenza, Fifth disease—a close look at the value of vaccination past, present, and future.

More than 1 in 7 of the 288 measles cases reported so far this year have led to hospitalization, according to a press release from the CDC. The respiratory disease is serious and highly contagious. Make sure you are familiar with the signs and symptoms. More, here.

It's been a while since "the measles" was a household term in the United States, but 13 states so far this year have seen outbreaks. Have you seen a case lately? Would you recognize the virus prodrome?

Here, find the top 6 ranked by numbers of children lost and a brief summary on disease epidemiology and vaccine efficacy.

More than 100 million children per year now are immunized against vaccine preventable diseases. But 6 of these infections still claim hundreds of thousands of lives—can you spot them in a line-up?

Diagnosing and managing infectious diseases can be challenging. This week’s photo quiz offers a variety of presentations to test your acumen.

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