mosquito-borne illnesses

  Despite its dry, temperate climate, California had more mosquito-borne infections than any U.S. state from 2004 to 2016, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The California numbers [...]
By Enrique Rivero • July 2, 2018
Dear Doctors: We live on a lake in Minnesota where mosquitos are a way of life. Now that Zika has come to the United States, are we at risk? The spread of the Zika virus to the [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 9, 2018
Part of ensuring you have a great summer vacation is staying healthy during your trips. Follow these three wellness tips to keep illness at bay during your travels.
  • Update your vaccines: Ask your doctor if your vaccinations are up-to-date for the following:
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP)
  • [...]
By uclahealth • May 10, 2017
If your family is planning to head to Mexico, Europe or beyond this summer, not only will your kids will be among the approximately 1.9 million children from the U.S. traveling abroad this year. They'll also be among those exposed to new infections and health risks. [...]
By Amy Albin • June 27, 2016