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Would it be more beneficial to promote a pneumococcal vaccine that includes all or most serotypes to prevent disease or a ‘custom’ vaccine based on serotype prevalence?

Would it be more beneficial to promote a pneumococcal vaccine that includes all or most serotypes to prevent disease or a ‘custom’ vaccine based on serotype prevalence?
Infectious Disease News, March 2019
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PCV13 vaccination highly effective but complicated by serotype replacement

Infectious Disease News, March 2019
Research has shown that bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia may peak in late winter. According to the CDC, the populations at greatest risk for developing these diseases…
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Researchers sift through anti-vaccine Facebook comments to develop communication strategies

March 21, 2019
Researchers are now analyzing comments posted online by anti-vaccine advocates to help physicians tailor conversations with parents who are hesitant to immunize their…

AAP recommends both nasal spray and flu shot for 2019-2020 season

March 15, 2019
The AAP recently announced that children can be vaccinated with either an inactivated influenza vaccine or a live-attenuated influenza vaccine for the 2019-2020…
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Teaming Up to Increase HPV Immunization Rates: Rapid Response from SAHM 2018 Annual Meeting

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

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, as well as…
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Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Limited knowledge about Zika poses challenge in vaccine development

April 25, 2016
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