Video Series: Primary Care
Health Topics: Fetal Medicine
Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that has recently started circulating in South and Central America. Dr. Roberta DeBiasi discusses the virus and health risks associated with it. | En Español
Read frequently asked questions about the Zika virus and pregnancy.
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Lyme disease (LD) is a multi-stage, multi-system bacterial infection caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, a spiral shaped bacterium that is most commonly transmitted by a tick bite.
Staphylococcus (Staph for short) is a germ that lives in our noses and on our skin. An infection can happen when the skin is open from a scratch or cut or an insect bite.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a chronic bacterial infection that usually infects the lungs, although other organs are sometimes involved.
Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season.