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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…
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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…
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Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks: Still with Us After All These Years

Pediatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 44 Issue 4
Outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases continue to occur in the United States, and they have been occurring at…
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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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Internet misinformation, dated beliefs continue to fuel vaccine hesitancy

November 24, 2015
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Apnea/bradycardia non-recurrent with DTwP vaccine in low-birth-weight infants

November 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Immunization with diphtheria, tetanus and whole cell pertussis did not increase or cause recurrence risk for apnea/bradycardia in…

Search for RSV vaccine includes new target

November 4, 2016
A vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has long remained out of reach for researchers, but a drug that takes aim at a novel target has…

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VIDEO: Researchers make progress in norovirus vaccine development

October 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — John J. Treanor, MD, chief of infectious diseases at the University of Rochester Medical Center, reviews several vaccine…

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Fatal measles complication more common than previously understood

October 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis — a 100% fatal complication of measles — occurs much more often than previously…

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Priorix, M-M-R II exhibited similar safety, immune response during MMR vaccination

October 28, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – A measles, mumps and rubella vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline to have immune response rates and a safety profile similar to…

Officials say $1.5 billion needed to finish job of polio eradication

October 25, 2016
Finishing the job of eradicating polio will cost an additional $1.5 billion and will require enhanced vaccination and surveillance efforts in…

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Pediatric vaccination updates: The latest news physicians should know

October 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Following a meeting last week in which the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice approved several updates to its…

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Routine influenza vaccination at EDs reduces cost

October 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Offering influenza vaccination regularly to patients presenting to a pediatric emergency department lessens the financial and

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CDC recommends preteens receive only two HPV vaccinations

October 20, 2016
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is recommending younger adolescents aged 11 to 12 years receive only two doses of HPV…

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Sabin-IPV produces VAPP protection comparable with Salk-IPV

October 20, 2016
A Sabin strain-based inactivated poliovirus vaccine administered to Chinese infants rendered an immune response against vaccine-associated paralytic…

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