Community Protection: Winning the Vector Battle

By Tamara Sheffield, MD
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You’ve probably heard the phrase from the recent Hunger Games movie, “May the odds be ever in your favor”. Well, we are going to talk about how to beat the odds when it comes to preventing deadly infectious diseases by using vaccines as a barrier to protect yourself against our common enemy, the “Vector”. 

Shots Aren't Fun, but Tdap Should Be Done Every Pregnancy

By Lance Madigan
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Pertussis – also called whooping cough, or the “hundred day cough” – is a disease that can cause a lingering, gut wrenching  cough in children, teens and adults. In infants that can’t start vaccinations until they are two months old – pertussis can be deadly.