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Infectious Diseases

Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare – but serious – condition that affects the nervous system. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a virus that is common in people and many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats and bats.

Fever of Unknown Origin

The body has several ways to maintain normal body temperature. The organs involved in helping with temperature regulation include the brain, skin, muscle, and blood vessels.

Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mononucleosis, mono, or glandular fever, is characterized by swollen lymph glands and chronic fatigue. 

Influenza

Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral infection and is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. 

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infection caused by bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Learn more about this condition.

Meningitis

Meningitis is a swelling (inflammation) of the thin membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. Learn more about this condition.

Sexually Transmitted Infections

If you’re having any kind of sex, it’s important for you to stay informed about STIs. To get started, take a look at the information and resources we have compiled to educate you about sexually transmitted diseases.

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (Staph and MRSA)

Staphylococcus (Staph) 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. MRSA are Staphylococcus bacteria that have become resistant to certain antibiotics, like penicillin, amoxicillin or augmentin.

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an ongoing infection caused by bacteria. Learn about the causes and risks of tuberculosis and its various stages of infection and disease in children.