Monkeypox is a rare viral zoonosis (a virus transmitted to humans from animals) with symptoms in humans similar to those seen in the past in smallpox patients, although less severe. Smallpox was eradicated in 1980.However, monkeypox still occurs sporadically in some parts of Africa….
WHO Zika Virus Fact Sheet
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys through a network that monitored yellow fever. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania.
Zika Virus: Guidance Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its interim guidelines for healthcare providers caring for infants and children with possible Zika virus infection. The guidance, which has been expanded to cover children up to 18 years old, includes…
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Summary of 2015 CDC Treatment Guidelines
These summary guidelines reflect the 2015 CDC Guidelines for the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. They are intended as a source of clinical guidance. […]
Updated ACOG Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is linked to the development of cervical, vaginal, vulvar, penile, anal, and oropharyngeal cancer, as well as….