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Vaginal infections are extremely common in women. This new clinic will provide accurate screening and diagnosis of these infections and offer state-of-the-art diagnostic testing as well as treatments.
UAB’s Marrazzo and Kimberlin dish out an update on testing, treatment, vaccination and all things COVID-19 on April 15 in the virtual Neuroscience Café
To date, 43 percent of vaccine doses administered by UAB have gone to underrepresented communities, with almost 30 percent to Black Alabamians.
Due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic, traditional gatherings are still unsafe. A UAB expert encourages the continuation of mask wearing and social distancing during Easter and Mother’s Day celebrations.
UAB vaccine demographic numbers holding steady as Center Point vaccination site preps for Friday, March 19, opening.
UAB will now operate three community vaccination sites — two downtown and one in Hoover — in an effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people.
“These vaccines are our way out of the epidemic, and we want to do all we can to help get Alabama out of this as quickly as possible,” said Sarah Nafziger, M.D.
Darwin Day 2021 will be virtual and will feature speakers Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., director of UAB’s Division of Infectious Diseases; Paul Goepfert, M.D., professor of medicine; and Nathan Erdmann, M.D., assistant professor of medicine.
For women who are pregnant, lactating or trying to become pregnant, deciding whether to take the COVID vaccine when eligible can be a tough decision. UAB experts offer guidance.
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