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California health officials battle state’s largest hepatitis A outbreak in 2 decades

July 21, 2017

The California Department of Public Health is working with local health officials in San Diego and Santa Cruz counties to contain the state’s largest hepatitis A outbreak in 2 decades.

As of July 18, officials identified 251 cases and five deaths in San Diego, and 27 cases in Santa Cruz since the outbreak began in November, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency reported that 69% of cases in the county required hospitalization.

One in 10 infants remain unvaccinated globally

July 19, 2017
In 2016, 12.9 million infants — approximately one in ten worldwide — had received no vaccines, including the first dose of the diphtheria-tetanus-acellular…

Pneumococcal vaccine series uptake low despite ACIP recommendation

July 17, 2017
Two years after the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended routine use of a two-vaccine series to prevent pneumococcal infection in…
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Majority of parents unaware of teen's incomplete vaccination status

July 17, 2017
 Despite data supporting inadequate vaccination among adolescents, especially ones that require multiple doses such as meningitis, more than 90% of parents believe…
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