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Reduced efficacy from repeat flu vaccination depends on vaccine type, strain

February 20, 2019
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Nitazoxanide not beneficial for treatment of severe acute respiratory illness

February 19, 2019
Adding nitazoxanide to standard of care for the treatment of children and adults with severe acute respiratory infections was safe, but it did not reduce hospital stay…
In the Journals

Rapid flu tests reduce antibiotic prescriptions, additional visits

February 19, 2019
Children who have confirmed influenza receive fewer antibiotics in the 10 days after diagnosis and were less likely to use further health care services compared with…

Viral, bacterial diagnostics bolster antimicrobial stewardship

Infectious Diseases in Children, February 2019
Numerous viral and bacterial respiratory illnesses have overlapping symptoms. In many cases, it can be difficult for pediatricians to determine what a child should be…
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CME Article

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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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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Meeting News

Maternal immunization confers needed infant protection against influenza, pertussis

November 20, 2016
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