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Effective implementation of nine-valent HPV vaccination could prevent majority of cervical cancers

October 1, 2014

Most cervical precancers appear to be caused by one of nine types of HPV, according to study results.

The findings suggest an investigational nine-valent HPV vaccine — manufactured by Merck and currently under review by the FDA — could prevent cervical cancers more effectively than current vaccines, according to study results.

NIH, FDA win award for meningitis vaccine licensing deal

September 30, 2014
The technology transfer of a low-cost meningitis vaccine earned the NIH and FDA an award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal…
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Pertussis vaccination did not increase risk for asthma medication use

September 25, 2014
Receipt of pertussis vaccine in infancy did not increase risk for asthma medication use in adolescence, according to study findings in Pediatrics.Hartmut Vogt, MD
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HPV vaccine initiation, parental awareness influenced by provider

September 24, 2014
Provider recommendation facilitates parental awareness of HPV vaccination and vaccination initiation among adolescents, according to study findings in Clinical
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AAP updates recommendations on meningococcal vaccines

July 28, 2014
The AAP’s Red Book Committee updated recommendations on the use of meningococcal vaccines and addressed immunization of younger children at…
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Hypertension-associated mortality high among infants with congenital rubella syndrome

July 25, 2014
Infants with congenital rubella syndrome had a high pulmonary hypertension-associated mortality rate, according to study findings in…
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CDC: HPV vaccination rates unsatisfactory among teens

July 24, 2014
HPV vaccination coverage is unacceptably low among adolescents, despite a slight increase in coverage since 2012, according to data presented in a…
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MenACWY-CRM booster dose elicited robust immune response

July 18, 2014
Recent data show children who received a booster dose of MenACWY-CRM following primary immunization with either MenACWY-CRM-D or MenACWY-D had strong…
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Poverty, poor health, exposure are risk factors for IPD among South African children

July 16, 2014
Recent data shows previously identified risk factors related to poverty, poor health, and intense exposure continue to be risk factors for invasive…
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IPV improved intestinal immunity among children given OPV

July 15, 2014
An additional dose of inactivated poliovirus vaccine increased intestinal immunity among children who previously received oral poliovirus vaccine and…
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Dengue vaccine efficacious in phase 3 trial

July 15, 2014
Sanofi Pasteur’s investigational quadrivalent dengue vaccine demonstrated an overall efficacy of 56.5% and led to an 88.5% reduction of severe…
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Congress called to address health, safety of illegal immigrants

July 9, 2014
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons has sent an open letter to Congress, requesting they address the health and safety of illegal…
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Children with comorbidities more likely to have non-vaccine serotype IPD

July 8, 2014
Non-vaccine serotypes of invasive pneumococcal disease are more common among children with underlying conditions, according to study findings in…
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HPV vaccination not linked to VTE

July 8, 2014
Quadrivalent HPV vaccination was not associated with increased risk for venous thromboembolism, according to results of a self-controlled case-series…
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