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Health Topics - Vaccines

The Zika Virus: A possible link between this virus and a serious birth defect has left the global community reeling. So, should we be panicking?

The headlines blare with all the subtlety of a punch to the gut....

HPV: Tough Questions, Straight Answers

UTHealth experts answer questions about the most common sexually transmitted disease in the US, human papillomavirus (HPV): Who should be vaccinated and at what age, how oral cancers are related, how women’s heart disease may be linked, and many others....

Outbreak 101: What we should know about Ebola and other global disease outbreaks

Thousands of miles away from the “hot zone” in West Africa, Americans have, for weeks, been watching the unfolding Ebola crisis with growing alarm — and, in some cases, panic. Since the crisis began earlier this summer, more than 6,500 cases of Ebola and more than 3,000 deaths have been reported....

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