Infectious Disease News


Vaccination rates are high in Allegheny County, but experts say there is room for improvement
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/22/19)

UPMC Researchers Working on New Vaccine
Erie News Now (2/26/2019)

Local researchers working on vaccine that could prevent common cold
WPXI-TV (2/25/2019)

UPMC Children's Hospital doctor predicts final AFM count in U.S. will be even higher
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/16/2019)

On the Rebound
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (2/11/2019)

Researchers hard at work finding vaccine for Human metapneumovirus (MPV)
New Pittsburgh Courier (1/23/2019)


College students most at risk of deadly meningitis B infection, report finds
NBC News (12/31/2018)

Doctors try to piece together AFM puzzle as more children are diagnosed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (10/18/2018)

Doctor at Children's Hospital gives update on mysterious polio-like illness
WPXI-TV (10/18/2018)

Doctor: Unknowns About AFM Can Be ‘Scary,’ But Mysterious Illness Is Extremely Rare
KDKA-TV (10/18/2018)

Specialist urges parents not to panic over 'modern polio' cases
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/18/2018)

Specialist: Polio-like AFM Is Scary, But Rare
KDKA Radio (10/18/2018)

'Don't touch my child': Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep their dirty hands away
Daily Mail (10/10/2018)

Cases of Lyme disease up in western Pa., doctors say it's part of decade-long surge
WPXI-TV (7/13/2018)

Lyme disease cases in children soar in western Pennsylvania
Infectious Diseases in Children (6/28/2018)

Children’s Hospital Researchers Investigating Lyme Disease Spike in Pittsburgh Area
KDKA-TV (6/22/2018)

Lyme disease rises dramatically among Pittsburgh area children, study says
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/20/2018)

Lyme disease in children surges in Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/20/2018)

Lyme disease up in Western PA
WTAJ-TV (6/20/2018)

The worst flu season in recent years is over
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/11/2018)

Could it be Lyme? Why the disease is so hard to diagnose (5/10/2018)

Growing number of young children dying from flu
NBC News (1/25/2018)