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Q&A: Fake, substandard drugs place tens of thousands of kids in danger

March 18, 2019

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…
In the Journals

Severity of Zika outbreak explains microcephaly rate in Northeast Brazil

March 14, 2019
In 2015, Northeast Brazil experienced a disproportionately higher rate of microcephaly than anywhere else in the country. Researchers explained that this is because the…

Oregon boy’s case shows how ‘horrific’ tetanus can be

March 13, 2019
A recent MMWR highlighted the care needed for a young, unvaccinated boy infected with tetanus. His inpatient care spanned 57 days, 47 of which were spent in an ICU, and…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Low-income children more likely to be sick, less likely to miss school

March 7, 2019
Children from low-income households are more likely to have respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses but are less…
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Meeting News

Timely diagnosis crucial to reduce needless testing, hospitalization for infant UTIs

November 23, 2016
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