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Pediatricians must be advocates for influenza vaccine, reinforce need for annual immunization

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2011
WASHINGTON — A mother’s knowledge is power, suggests the results of a new study presented here this week during the 45th Annual National…
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Bivalent polio vaccine may be making a dent on pocket outbreaks

April 12, 2011
WASHINGTON — The rapid introduction of the bivalent polio vaccine is showing “good results so far” in mitigating pocket outbreaks…
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Public health officials can do more to streamline influenza vaccine delivery in community settings

April 7, 2011
WASHINGTON — The optimal delivery of influenza vaccine in community settings is made less efficient by obstacles found in purchase and…
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Knowledge gaps remain; physicians still need information on influenza vaccine

April 1, 2011
WASHINGTON — Public health officials should target both pediatric and adult health care providers to promote education efforts of influenza…
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Children at day care centers appear more up-to-date with immunizations

April 1, 2011
WASHINGTON — Children who attend licensed day care centers that require immunizations appear to be more up to date than children who do…
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Using complex technology to spread simple message works for one vaccine advocacy group

April 1, 2011
WASHINGTON — The Internet has become a resource for parents looking for health information, especially vaccines. But the information they…
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Educating physicians on current influenza recommendations may increase coverage rates

March 31, 2011
WASHINGTON — Keeping physicians up-to-date with information about the influenza vaccine recommendations of the Advisory Committee on…
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Provider prompts preferred choice to increase adolescent immunizations

March 29, 2011
WASHINGTON — The two most commonly used and desired strategies to increase adolescent immunization in the medical home were prompts…
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Pilot project improved adolescent immunization rates

March 29, 2011
WASHINGTON — A pilot project in North Carolina among 18 health centers increased adolescent immunization coverage rates by 26% in 1…