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News headlines have buzzed with warnings about Zika virus ever since the Brazil outbreak last year. According to the CDC, the virus is spread primarily by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The symptoms are usually fever, rash, joint pain … Continue reading

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Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a disease caused by the Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV). Dr. Angelica De Lisa from Piedmont Physicians at Roswell Road explains the risks, causes and symptoms of this disease. VZV is the same virus … Continue reading

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Each year as flu season looms, doctors and nurses remind the public to get their flu shots. This month Penny Conner, a nurse consultant for the immunization program at the Georgia Department of Public Health, recaps the latest updates from … Continue reading

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