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Women unlikely to adhere to screening guidelines after HPV vaccination

Women unlikely to adhere to screening guidelines after HPV vaccination
May 18, 2017

Women who have received the HPV vaccination were less likely to adhere to cervical cancer screening guidelines, suggesting an unintended consequence of the HPV vaccination program, according to findings recently presented at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

In the Journals

Children of immunizing parents three times more likely to receive seasonal influenza vaccine

May 17, 2017
Children whose parents had received an influenza vaccine are 2.77 times more likely to be immunized against seasonal influenza and were more likely to be compliant with…
Point/Counter

Are HPV vaccination rates in the pediatric office reflective of the quality of adolescent care that an office gives?

Infectious Disease News, May 2017
POINT HPV vaccination is just one element of adolescent vaccination, which is just one element of adolescent preventive care. However, HPV vaccination rates represent…
At Issue

Vaccine refusal: What are the best ways to overcome it?

Infectious Disease News, May 2017
Although their influence has waned, clusters of patients and parents who refuse vaccines due to myth and misconception remain. To avoid outbreaks of old infectious
Meeting News

Women unlikely to adhere to screening guidelines after HPV vaccination

May 18, 2017
Women who have received the HPV vaccination were less likely to adhere to cervical cancer screening guidelines, suggesting an unintended consequence…

In the Journals

Children of immunizing parents three times more likely to receive seasonal influenza vaccine

May 17, 2017
Children whose parents had received an influenza vaccine are 2.77 times more likely to be immunized against seasonal influenza and were more likely…

Point/Counter

Are HPV vaccination rates in the pediatric office reflective of the quality of adolescent care that an office gives?

Infectious Disease News, May 2017
POINT HPV vaccination is just one element of adolescent vaccination, which is just one element of adolescent preventive care. However, HPV…

At Issue

Vaccine refusal: What are the best ways to overcome it?

Infectious Disease News, May 2017
Although their influence has waned, clusters of patients and parents who refuse vaccines due to myth and misconception remain. To avoid outbreaks of

Cover Story

Clinicians push back against vaccine myths

Infectious Disease News, May 2017
Despite the body of literature supporting their use, vaccines are still not fully accepted by the public, which increases the risk for outbreaks of…

In the Journals

Fewer than half of US travelers receive MMR vaccine prior to trip

May 16, 2017
Despite clinical recommendations, more than half of eligible U.S. travelers are not getting vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella before leaving…

CDC finalizes cholera vaccine recommendation for US travelers

May 15, 2017
The CDC recently released a final recommendation for the only cholera vaccine licensed in the U.S., which states that the vaccine should be…

Minnesota measles outbreak linked to anti-vaccine rhetoric hits 50 cases

May 11, 2017
A measles outbreak in Minnesota that has been linked to anti-vaccine rhetoric in an immigrant community has surpassed 50 cases — the largest in…

In the Journals

LAIV may provide immunity to diverse influenza strains without prior exposure

May 1, 2017
Live-attenuated influenza vaccines increase durable, cross-reactive T-cell responses among children, with potential to provide cross-protective

Perspective

CDC: Yellow fever vaccine supply to be depleted in US by mid-2017

April 28, 2017
The CDC announced today that it is anticipating a complete depletion of the U.S. supply of YF-VAX — the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in…

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