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Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017

Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among kindergarteners and illnesses among children and young adolescents.

In addition, Carlin Aloe, of Harvard University Extension School, and colleagues also found evidence of waning immunity with the acellular pertussis vaccine among children aged 10 to 14 years.

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Treatment of acute rhinosinusitis difficult because of increasing antimicrobial resistance

June 22, 2017
MS, APRN, FNP,PHILADELPHIA — Antimicrobial resistance to all Streptococcus pneumoniae has been estimated at 30% to 40% for products such as erythromycin…

One in four children have decreased quality of life after sepsis

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Almost one-quarter of children who survived community-acquired sepsis experienced significant declines in health-related quality of life, lasting up to 4.5 months after…

Children of immunizing parents three times more likely to receive influenza vaccine

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Children whose parents had received an influenza vaccine are nearly three times more likely to be immunized against seasonal influenza than children of unvaccinated…
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Prioritizing children, elderly more beneficial during influenza vaccine shortages

June 14, 2017
When vaccine supplies are limited during influenza pandemics, prioritizing high-risk groups, followed by children and…
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Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017
Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among…

Meeting News

Treatment of acute rhinosinusitis difficult because of increasing antimicrobial resistance

June 22, 2017
MS, APRN, FNP,PHILADELPHIA — Antimicrobial resistance to all Streptococcus pneumoniae has been estimated at 30% to 40% for products…

One in four children have decreased quality of life after sepsis

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Almost one-quarter of children who survived community-acquired sepsis experienced significant declines in health-related quality of life, lasting up…

Children of immunizing parents three times more likely to receive influenza vaccine

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Children whose parents had received an influenza vaccine are nearly three times more likely to be immunized against seasonal influenza than children…

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Organic causes of pediatric abdominal pain common in primary care

June 21, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Between 2% and 4% of all pediatric outpatient visits reference abdominal pain, with 3% to 8% having organic causes that create…

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ACIP remains opposed to LAIV

June 21, 2017
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, is continuing to advise against using the live-attenuated influenza

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E coli, GBS responsible for 64% of neonatal bacterial meningitis

June 21, 2017
Bacterial meningitis contracted within the first 90 days of life was most commonly attributed to infection from Escherichia coli and group B…

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Parental separation in childhood linked to increased risk for common cold in adulthood

June 19, 2017
Children of parents who were separated and did not communicate with each other were three times as likely to develop common cold symptoms following…

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Indigenous infants at greater risk for hospitalization during first year

June 15, 2017
Infants born in First Nations and Inuit populations were at significantly elevated risk for hospitalization compared with other ethnicities, due in…

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Prioritizing children, elderly more beneficial during influenza vaccine shortages

June 14, 2017
When vaccine supplies are limited during influenza pandemics, prioritizing high-risk groups, followed by children and the elderly for vaccination…

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