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What is the greatest infectious disease threat to Americans traveling overseas?

What is the greatest infectious disease threat to Americans traveling overseas?
Infectious Disease News, September 2017

Experts agree that Americans who travel to countries in which certain infectious diseases are endemic face a variety of dangers. They range from age-old threats like malaria to those discovered more recently like Zika virus.

Infectious Disease News asked David O. Freedman, MD, a professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and medical director at Shoreland Travax, about the greatest infectious disease threat to Americans traveling abroad.

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Flu vaccine: The other ‘pneumonia shot’

Infectious Disease News, September 2017
Jeff Brock, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, AQ-ID
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Adjuvanted influenza vaccine more effective for young children

September 15, 2017
A candidate adjuvanted vaccine that protects against four strains of influenza known as aQIV showed superior immunogenic response in children aged 6 months to younger
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Early miscarriage potentially linked to influenza vaccination

September 14, 2017
Researchers discovered a potential link between miscarriage early in pregnancy and receipt of the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-containing vaccine in the preceding 28 days…
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The Patient with an Upper Respiratory Infection

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the most common infectious diseases of childhood, as it is estimated that…
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In the Journals

Early miscarriage potentially linked to influenza vaccination

September 14, 2017
Researchers discovered a potential link between miscarriage early in pregnancy and receipt of the influenza…
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