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Norovirus (the stomach bug)

Norovirus (the stomach bug)

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Norovirus infection causes gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines). This leads to diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Norovirus illness is often called by other names, such as food poisoning and stomach...

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Scabies

Scabies

Scabies  is an infestation of the skin caused by a mite.  It causes severe itching and a pimple like rash.  It is spread through close skin-to-skin contact with someone who has scabies.  For more information:  https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/scabies/ 

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Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (Flu)

Influenza  is a respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses causing symptoms such as fever, cough, headache, runny nose, sore throat, and body aches. There are two main types of Influenza virus: Types A and B.  Influenza is highly infectious and can cause mild to...

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C  is a contagious liver disease caused by the Hepatitis C virus.  It is usually spread through contact with blood from someone who is infected with Hepatitis C, through sharing needles, syringes or equipment to inject drugs. For more information on...

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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B  is a contagious liver disease caused by the Hepatitis B virus. It is transmitted through blood, semen, or other body fluids.  It can be spread from mother to baby during birth. Hepatitis B can cause a short-term illness or become a long-term chronic...

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Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A  is a contagious liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus.  It is spread through the fecal-oral route or from contact with objects, food or drink contaminated by a person with Hepatitis A.  It is usually milder in children.  There is a vaccine to...

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