For back-to-school, kids need more than new backpacks and books, but also an update on their immunization schedules. WTOP consulted Children’s National Medical Center Chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease Roberta DeBiasi, MD, to find out more about childhood immunizations.
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Our Division of Infectious Diseases is the major referral center for infectious disease in the Washington, DC, area, helping thousands of patients each year, and actively promoting prevention through community outreach and education.
The Children’s National Health System Fetal Medicine Institute and Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease today announce the formation of a Congenital Zika Virus Program to serve as a dedicated resource for referring clinicians and for pregnant women to receive counseling and science-driven answers about the impact of the Zika virus on their pregnancies.
Researchers found that an alternate, “escape” replication process triggered by apoptosis—the process of cell death or “cell suicide”—appears to be common in human herpesviruses (HHV).