Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts
May 22, 2017

Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided significantly more protection than one dose or no doses at all, according to research recently published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Researchers suggest that their findings are another piece of the growing body of evidence to support administering HPV vaccinations at a young age.

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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…

Top stories for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18, 2017
The first HIV vaccine clinical trial was launched in 1987 at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, according to the HHS. Thirty years later, researchers…
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…
CME Article

Vaccinating Teens: Current Guidelines, Challenges, and Opportunities

Pediatric Annals, August 2010, Volume 39 Issue 8
The widespread use of vaccines and consequent reductions in vaccine-preventable illnesses has been heralded as one of…
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Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our…
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting

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Day 2 at IDC New York 2015: Vaccine-preventable diseases set for a comeback

November 22, 2015
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In the Journals

Two doses of HPV vaccine effectively prevent genital warts

May 22, 2017
Two doses of HPV vaccine gave girls aged 9 to 14 years as much protection as three doses against genital warts, and both regimens provided…

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…

Top stories for HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18, 2017
The first HIV vaccine clinical trial was launched in 1987 at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, according to the HHS. Thirty years later…

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…

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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

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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…

Perspective

Taxi driver is second person to die in DRC Ebola outbreak

May 15, 2017
An experimental vaccine is available to help contain an outbreak of Ebola virus that has killed at least two people in a remote area of the…

In the Journals

Resurgence of cholera linked to iced tea, unboiled water consumption

May 12, 2017
The chances of infection from cholera were heightened for people in Ben Tre, southern Vietnam, when they drank iced tea or did not always boil their…

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