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Global vaccination coverage progressing, requires further improvement

November 20, 2014

Global vaccination coverage is progressing promisingly, but requires further improvement to ensure all children are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, according to an MMWR report.

Jennifer B. Harris, PhD, of the CDC, and colleagues reviewed WHO and UNICEF estimates of global vaccination coverage. Estimates were derived from household surveys and country-by-country reviews of all available data.

In the Journals

Prolonged presence of rhinovirus RNA rare among healthy infants

November 20, 2014
Presence of rhinovirus RNA in infants’ respiratory tract following upper respiratory infection rarely persisted longer than 30 days, according to study findings…
In the Journals

Children with AD more likely to develop peanut allergy when exposed to peanut protein in dust

November 19, 2014
Children with atopic dermatitis had an increased risk for peanut skin prick test sensitization and peanut allergy when exposed to peanut antigen in dust, according to…

Survey: Parents support routine vaccination checks in daycare centers

November 19, 2014
Many parents feel that daycare centers should require children to be up-to-date on vaccines and that vaccine records should be reviewed every year, according to study…
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“Nailing” the Management of the Ingrown Great Toenail

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
“Nailing” the management of the severely ingrown great toenail, commonly encountered in the adolescent…
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Pediatric Annals September 2014

Childhood Obesity

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Pediatricians in practice during the past 20 years saw it coming and felt powerless to stop it. At first it was a…
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ACAAI pediatric session focuses on food allergies, asthma

November 8, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, Stanley M. Fineman, MD, MBA, FACAAI, provides a preview of a session
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