Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Despite measures, infection control in daycare centers remains daunting

November 25, 2015

NEW YORK — In her presentation, Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, clinical director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, outlines the challenges faced by pediatricians in attempting to curtail the spread of infectious diseases in the daycare setting, as well as preventative measures key to infection control.

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Internet misinformation, dated beliefs continue to fuel vaccine hesitancy

November 24, 2015
NEW YORK — Gary S. Marshall, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, discusses the root causes of vaccine…
In the Journals

Infections contribute to risk of psoriasis, antibiotics do not

November 24, 2015
Infections contribute to the risk of psoriasis, while antibiotic use does not, according to data presented in JAMA Dermatology.“We found that antibiotics were no…
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Elimination of vaccine exemptions serves children's best interests

November 23, 2015
NEW YORK — The elimination of personal belief exemptions to vaccination, which have no scientific or medical basis, is required to protect children from the…
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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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Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Despite the proven remarkable effectiveness of vaccines and the striking global impact of immunization campaigns in…
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Internet misinformation, dated beliefs continue to fuel vaccine hesitancy

November 24, 2015
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