IDC New York

Healio brings you the highlights from Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from IDC New York, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Maternal immunization confers needed infant protection against influenza, pertussis

November 20, 2016
NEW YORK — C. Mary Healy, MD, of the infectious diseases section at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the importance of maternal…
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Infection control in day care centers crucial to reducing burden of infection

December 2, 2015
NEW YORK — Infections among children initiated in day care settings can affect the health of parents and staff, requiring greater compliance…
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Measles, other infectious diseases likely to return without vaccine adherence

November 30, 2015
NEW YORK — Without continued vaccination efforts, infectious diseases such as measles, are likely to return to the United States and become…
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Elimination of vaccine exemptions serves children's best interests

November 23, 2015
NEW YORK — The elimination of personal belief exemptions to vaccination, which have no scientific or medical basis, is required to protect…
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Misinformation, false perception of risk contribute to vaccine hesitancy

November 21, 2015
NEW YORK — Barriers to modifying vaccine hesitancy include misguided thinking, misinformation and a false perception of fear based on anecdotal…
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Infectious Diseases In Children Symposium to highlight advances in research, patient care

November 20, 2015
The Infectious Diseases in Children and Healio.com/Pediatrics team will present live coverage from the annual Infectious Diseases in Children

Personalized approach may be key to addressing vaccine-hesitancy

December 26, 2014
NEW YORK — An individualized approach may be best when addressing concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents, according to a presenter at the 2014…
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Risky behavior, crowded settings increased risk for college campus outbreaks

November 26, 2014
NEW YORK — Crowded environments, increased risky behavior and diverse populations typical within the college setting were associated with…
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Inadequate contact lens hygiene increased risk for acute conjunctivitis

November 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Failure to properly clean and store contact lenses significantly increased risk for acute conjunctivitis, according to a presenter…
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Education is key to help protect patients from animal bites

November 24, 2014
NEW YORK — Educating patients on animal interaction and pet selection is one way physicians can contribute to the prevention of animal bites…