A CHOC pediatric infectious disease specialist helps settle the misconception that the COVID-19 vaccine affects fertility.
Immunizations / Vaccinations
A pediatric expert answers parents’ commonly asked questions about teenagers, kids 12-15, and the COVID-19 vaccine.
When children follow the recommended immunization schedule they’re better protected against potentially life-threatening diseases.
An adolescent medicine specialist at CHOC offers facts on HPV and explains how it can indeed lead to cervical cancer.
Measles is one of the most contagious infections. To prevent the spread of measles, about 95% or more of the population must be immunized.
Human papilloma virus, or HPV, affects nearly all sexually active men and women at some point in their lives. Many people “clear” or fight off their infections without ever knowing that they had an infection at all. However, a percentage of people with the virus do not clear their infections and may develop genital warts, […]
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