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Jason B. Harris, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Phone: 617-724-8990
Departments
Department of Pediatrics

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Infectious Disease / Immunodeficiencies
Clinical Interests
Vaccines and immunizations
Travel medicine
Geographic and international medicine
Bacterial infections
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Duke University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Children's Hospital Boston
Board Certifications
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Disease, American Board of Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

MGH caregivers share experiences in Haiti

MGH Hotline 12.10.10 Following a 100-year absence on the island of Hispaniola, cholera – a potentially deadly bacterial disease that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration – not only has reemerged, but it also has reached epidemic proportions in Haiti.

E. Coli Outbreak in Europe & Tips for Food Safety at Home

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, explains what you can do to protect your family from food-borne illness.

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Flu Season

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, answers questions about the 2012-2013 flu season and how you can protect your family against the flu.

Traveling with Kids: How to prevent infections on vacation

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Jason Harris, MD, answers questions about protecting your family from infections while traveling.

Intestinal parasites alter immunity in cholera patients

Results of the study from a collaborative team led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh suggest that parasitic infection could reduce the immune response to cholera, which may compromise the effectiveness of cholera vaccines.

Cholera strain in Haiti matches bacteria from South Asia

A team of researchers has determined that the strain of cholera erupting in Haiti matches bacterial samples from South Asia and not those from Latin America. The scientists conclude that the bacteria introduced into Haiti most likely came from an infected human, contaminated food or other item from outside of Latin America.

Pediatric Infectious Disease
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-724-8990

Pediatric Infectious Disease
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-724-8990

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