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Study finds influenza vaccine may be more effective in females than males

Study finds influenza vaccine may be more effective in females than males
September 7, 2018
In the Journals

AAP recommends flu shot over nasal spray for 2018-2019 season

September 4, 2018
The AAP’s Committee on Infectious Diseases has suggested immunization with an inactivated influenza vaccine as a first line of defense against illness for the…
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CDC graphic novel teaches kids about variant flu, epidemiology

August 13, 2018

Young sleuths assist officers from the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service in understanding how their friend Eddie became ill after attending an agricultural fair

Q&A: NFID director discusses vaccine research, ways to address hesitancy

August 1, 2018
WHO estimates that vaccines avert 2 to 3 million deaths from diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and measles worldwide each year. According to the CDC, however, only 72% of…
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Treatment of Ligneous Conjunctivitis Using Topical Plasminogen Therapy in an 8-Week-Old Female Infant

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, August 30, 2018
An 8-week-old female infant presented with bilateral eyelid swelling and conjunctival membranes. She was diagnosed as…
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Emerging Strategies to Reduce the Burden of Food Allergy in Children

This activity is supported by an educational grant from DBV Technologies.

Food allergy is a major public health concern that affects approximately 8% of children in the United States, posing a…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Vaccine significantly reduces risk for influenza-related death in children

June 5, 2017
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