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

Infection

Löfgren syndrome presents with diverse symptoms such as headache, rash, ankle pain with swelling, and photophobia. Can you identify the most common symptoms? Answer this question and 3 more in this quiz.

Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza have declined over the years but not gone away. See the slides that follow for key facts and figures on the current state of these ongoing public health threats.

MMR, Yes or No

Two small children, two opportunities to administer the live MMR vaccine. Who gets the shot and who does not?

There are conditions under which the MMR vaccine should not be given—even when a parent begs. Which of the children in these 4 scenarios should not receive the vaccination?

The sutures that were placed after this boy cut his toe with a piece of glass were removed after the wound became infected. What’s going on?

Vaccine safety topics for parents

When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.

Do we, in resource-rich countries, have the will and the resources to spend on HIV or HCV eradication? We have the tools (medications), but the goal of eradicating both infections seems as elusive as ever.

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