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What Does It Mean for a Disease to be Classified as an “Infectious Disease”?

What Does It Mean for a Disease to be Classified as an “Infectious Disease”?

An “Infectious disease” is a broad term that can cover a wide variety of conditions. From the common cold and flu to tuberculosis, syphilis, yellow fever and even the Black Plague. Infectious diseases have haunted humanity since before recorded history to the current COVID-19 pandemic that has recently infected more than 170 million people globally. Since it spans so many…

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How to Prevent Shingles

How to Prevent Shingles

What is Shingles? Many Floridians in their lifetime experience some form of illness from the varicella-zoster virus be it in the form of chickenpox or shingles. Shingles, although not life threatening, can be extremely painful and debilitating. Shingles can cause a rash that can appear anywhere on your body and can cause severe pain, burning, numbness, and itching. Those who…

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