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New adjuvants on horizon for influenza vaccines

October 22, 2011
BOSTON — Several influenza vaccine adjuvants that have been used in Europe for many years may be incorporated into US vaccines soon, according to…
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Pneumococcal vaccine decreases by 100% IPD caused by vaccine serotypes

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — Early data on the use of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Alaskan children indicate a sharp decline in…
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Rotavirus decreased in adults after widespread vaccination among children

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — Rotavirus prevalence decreased by nearly 50% in a cohort of adults after vaccination for the infection was introduced, according to…
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Public restrooms contained too many bacteria to count

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — High-touch areas of public restrooms — particularly areas people touched after washing their hands — frequently contained more than…
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Research ongoing to find improved influenza vaccine

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — The way in which influenza vaccines are made may be changing in the near future, based on new cutting-edge research presented here at…
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Flu vaccine accepted by pregnant women, not linked to miscarriage

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — Pregnant women were more likely to receive the influenza vaccine when compared with years prior. Those who received the vaccine were…
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Nine IV compounds in development for resistant gram-negative bacilli

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — The pipeline for new therapies to treat drug-resistant gram-negative bacilli is small, but measurable progress is being made, according…
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Recent medical graduates more doubtful of immunizations vs. older counterparts

October 20, 2011
BOSTON — Overall support for immunization among health care workers remains high, but recent health care graduates’ perception of…