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Infectious Diseases
  • September 16, 2022

    What you need to know about monkeypox

    UC Davis Health has opened a monkeypox vaccine clinic for patients, staff, faculty, and students who are most at risk for infection. Individuals need to contact their primary care physician or schedule an Express Care visit to receive medical approval.

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  • August 09, 2022

    What to do if you think you have monkeypox

    As cases of monkeypox rise, many people are unsure what to do if they suspect they have the disease. Patients who are concerned about a possible infection should contact their primary care physician’s office to speak to an advice nurse.

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  • August 08, 2022

    7 things to know about polio

    New York state health officials warned last week that hundreds of people may have been infected with the polio virus. We asked Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, about polio and what we need to know.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Monkeypox: What you need to know about this rare virus

    As cases of monkeypox continue to rise globally, this very rare infectious disease has hit home, with a number of cases of monkeypox reported in Sacramento County. Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, answers questions about this disease.

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  • April 01, 2022

    Lessons from the ‘long COVID’ clinic

    Doctors who treat long COVID are trying to understand the mysterious syndrome that can follow infections, such as why some patients with mild illness experience ongoing breathing problems and why some with severe disease end up with no lung scarring.

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