Infectious Diseases

  • COVID-19 Resources, All in One Place

    As more reports come in on the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, TMA has convened a task force of public health experts to help Texas physicians prepare for the next phase. We’ve started by compiling all the news and information you need right now on our online resource center. Bookmark that page as we will update it continually.

    COVID-19 Resource Center

     
  • CDC Probing Monkeypox Case in Dallas

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a case of monkeypox in a person who was diagnosed with the virus after traveling from Nigeria to Dallas.

    Learn the Symptoms  
  • CDC Update: COVID-19 Can be Spread by Airborne Particles

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its How COVID-19 Spreads guidance to include the potential for airborne spread of the virus.

    Read More Details From the CDC  
  • TMA Releases Tools to Navigate School Reopening

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    Led by its School Reopening Workgroup, the Texas Medical Association is offering schools and physicians tools to mitigate risk for COVID-19 spread as classes resume across the state.

    Read the Guide Detailing the COVID-19 Control Plan  
  • Listen to the Latest Guidance on Infection Control for Your Practice

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    If you’re seeking more information on keeping your practice, staff, and patients safe while treating COVID-19 cases, the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force has created a podcast version of its frequently asked questions (FAQ) on Infection Prevention and Control.

    Tips and Suggestions About How to Minimize Exposure  
  • What's Herd Immunity? Physician Explains How It Protects Us

    How do umbrellas protect us from disease? Austin pediatrician Ari Brown, MD, a Texas Medical Association physician leader, uses an umbrella analogy to explain how community immunity works, in this video.

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) - Congenital Infection

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    Have you talked with your pregnant patients about congenital CMV? TMA Members of the Committee on Infectious Disease and the Committee on Reproductive, Women’s, and Perinatal Health have developed a flyer with key messages and resources for additional information to help you.

    What Is Cytomegalovirus and How Is It Transmitted?  
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