Infectious Diseases in Children

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The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents
Cover Story

Bad flu seasons test US hospitals

Point/Counter

Should physicians prescribe antivirals to patients at high risk for flu-related complications more than 2 days after symptom onset?

Feature

85% hepatitis B vaccine coverage for infants: ‘It takes a lot to get there’

‘A call to action’: 18% of US adolescents have prediabetes

Get Antibiotic Smart

Stewardship in the pediatrician’s office: It’s about time to get antibiotic smart

Asif Noor, MD, FAAP; Ulka Kothari, MD

Spot the Rash

6-year-old girl presents with itchy rash on leg

Michele Khurana, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD

What's Your Diagnosis?

A 3-year-old male develops foot pain, gingival edema

James H. Brien, DO

Children ‘particularly vulnerable’ to health threats from climate change

FDA News

FDA approves ear tube delivery system that uses local anesthesia

In the Journals

ED admissions for adolescent sexual abuse double in 7 years

Every pediatrician ‘needs to be able to recognize’ AFM

In the Journals

Kids receiving liver transplants immunized at lower rate than general public

Most adolescents are not physically active enough

Religious vaccine exemptions increasing in US

Researchers ‘encouraged’ by early data from universal flu vaccine study

Seasonal severity, vaccine effectiveness not associated with flu vaccination rates

In the Journals

Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate effective in children

Typhoid conjugate vaccine 81% effective among kids in phase 3 trial

Meeting News

‘Shorter is better, just enough is best’ for antibiotic therapy in kids

VIDEO: Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, discusses rise of anti-vaccine movement