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Small study shows no vertical transmission of novel coronavirus

February 17, 2020
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Proposed US budget cuts could have ‘disastrous’ effect on global health

February 13, 2020
President Trump’s proposed 2021 budget would reduce HHS funding by more than 9%, including large cuts to the NIH and CDC budgets. Reductions to some programs could…
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FDA approves pandemic H5N1 flu vaccine Audenz

February 3, 2020
The FDA announced the approval of a vaccine to protect against pandemic influenza A(H5N1). Audenz (Seqirus) is the first-ever adjuvanted, cell-based vaccine designed to…
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‘Mixed bag’ flu season has been particularly tough on children

January 28, 2020
For the first time in 27 years, influenza B viruses have predominated in the United States, accounting for more than 56% of samples tested in public health laboratories…
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Invasive Pneumococcal Disease and the Need for the New 13-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine

Pediatric Annals, August 2010, Volume 39 Issue 8
Up to 1 million children, mostly in developing countries, die annually from infections caused by Streptococcus…
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VIDEO: Ronald M. Laxer, MDCM, FRCPC, addresses rheumatologic disease 'masquerading' as infection

November 24, 2019
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