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Children ‘particularly vulnerable’ to health threats from climate change

Children ‘particularly vulnerable’ to health threats from climate change
November 14, 2019

New group A strep strain may pose global scarlet fever threat

November 13, 2019
Researchers recently identified a new strain of group A Streptococcus that became the predominant cause of scarlet fever in England and may be responsible for a rise in…
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Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate effective in children

November 6, 2019
Results of an ongoing phase 3 trial of Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate, known as TAK-003, suggest that the vaccine is effective in children and…
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Religious vaccine exemptions increasing in US

November 5, 2019
Religious exemption rates are increasing in the United States and appear to be associated with the availability of personal belief exemptions, researchers reported in…
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HPV Vaccination – Expanding the Playing Field for Cancer Prevention

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

With the recent expansion of the age range for which males and females are eligible for human papilloma virus (HPV)…
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In the Journals

Xpert Ultra assay identifies pediatric TB with high sensitivity

October 30, 2019
An updated version of the Xpert Mycobacterium tuberculosis and rifampin assay, known as Ultra, demonstrated high…
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Timely diagnosis crucial to reduce needless testing, hospitalization for infant UTIs

November 23, 2016
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