Infectious Disease

Infectious disease is transmitted from person-to-person, from an animal, or from environmental germs. Infectious disease can range from curable to a lifelong concern or ailment. Some infectious diseases include spider bites, HIV, and Lyme disease. It is important to remember that many infectious diseases are contagious in one way or another, so seeking treatment is vital to not further spreading the disease.

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by our physicians
We have debunked the most common myths when it comes to tick bites. Learn the best ways to deal with ticks.

By Dr. Mia Taormina
Measles is a highly contagious infection caused by a virus. Please read the commonly asked questions about measles including symptoms, treatment and the MMR vaccine.

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