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Posted: Jun 29, 2021

The Delta Variant: Should We Worry?

With SMH Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

Thanks to COVID-19 vaccines, coronavirus infections have been steadily declining across the U.S. Will the virus’ highly contagious variants reverse that trend and cause another surge in infections? Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, answers your questions and concerns about the COVID-19 Delta variant.

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Posted: Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Dad’s Tips for First-time Fathers | Ask An Expert

With Family Medicine Specialist Seth Wilson, MD

For this special Father’s Day edition of our Ask An Expert series, we asked Family Medicine specialist Seth Wilson, MD, for some practical advice for first-time dads. Uniquely qualified to dish parenting wisdom, Dr. Wilson is not only an expert in family medical care, but he’s also a proud father of 4. Here are his top tips for those of you tackling one of the biggest challenges of your life: fatherhood.

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Posted: May 25, 2021

Summer Unmasked? Expert Talks COVID-19 Protocols & Vaccination for Kids

With SMH Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

Anyone over age 12 is now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, making it possible for millions more people to get effective protection against the novel coronavirus. We asked Sarasota Memorial epidemiologist and Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, for advice to help families with unvaccinated children and at-risk adults navigate this new normal as pandemic protocols ease up and many Americans enjoy a mostly mask-free summer.

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Posted: Apr 27, 2021

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

With SMH Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

We know you still have questions about the CDC and FDA's joint recommendation to "pause" / "unpause" distribution the Johnson & Johnson-Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. Get answers and the latest CDC guidance in this post with Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD.

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Posted: Mar 31, 2021

Hesitant to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

With SMH Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

Microchips in COVID-19 vaccines, fertility impacts, genetic alterations, vaccine safety. Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, breaks down some of the common myths about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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