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What Science Has To Say About “Herd Immunity”

The precise scientific term is “indirect protection” or “community immunity.” This is the protection against infection of a susceptible group of individuals

Flu Shots Save Lives

The best preventative measure to fight against influenza and its possible complications is vaccination with the annual flu vaccine.

The Long Arm of COVID19

COVID19 attacks the entire body in its process that affects all the organs in the body in its mechanism causing blood clotting.

HIV, The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a viral infection that progressively destroys certain white blood cells and can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), CD4+ T lymphoctyes and AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection results from 1 of 2 similar retroviruses (HIV-1 and HIV-2) that destroy CD4+ T lymphocytes and impair cell-mediated immunity, increasing risk of certain infections and cancers.

HIV Prevention for Women

Today, it is possible to prevent getting an HIV infection or passing the virus to your partner or baby. But women still face unique challenges in preventing HIV.

Getting Tested for HIV. What Women Need to Know.

Getting tested is the only way to find out if you have HIV. Early testing is important. If you have HIV, starting treatment early with today’s antiviral drugs may help you live decades longer and lower the risk of passing HIV to your partners.

Pregnancy and HIV

A diagnosis of HIV does not mean you can't have children. But you can pass HIV to your baby during the pregnancy, while in labor, while giving birth, or by breastfeeding

Facts about HIV and AIDS for Women

Accurate and reliable information is the key to understanding and preventing HIV and AIDS. Myths can be harmful. Getting the facts about HIV and AIDS can lead to better health and better living with HIV.

Meningitis and Encephalitis

Infections and other disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord can activate the immune system, which leads to inflammation. These diseases, and the resulting inflammation, can produce a wide range of symptoms, including fever, headache, seizures, and changes in behavior or confusion

Coronaviruses

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses, like the common cold

Hepatitis E

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Viruses cause most cases of hepatitis. The type of hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it; hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D and hepatitis E.

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Viruses cause most cases of hepatitis. The type of hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it; hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D and hepatitis E.

Pregnancy and HIV

A diagnosis of HIV does not mean you can't have children. But you can pass HIV to your baby during the pregnancy, while in labor, while giving birth, or by breastfeeding

Hepatitis D

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Viruses cause most cases of hepatitis. The type of hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it; hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis D and hepatitis E.