Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Mandatory school vaccination could keep measles at bay, study suggests

May 17, 2019

Read the Perspective from Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD

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MenB incidence five times higher among college students

May 15, 2019
Between 2015 and 2017, the average annual incidence of disease caused by meningococcus serogroup B, or MenB, was five times greater among college students compared with…
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Many infants have at least one missed opportunity for rotavirus vaccination

May 13, 2019
Fewer than 75% of infants in the United States are fully immunized with rotavirus vaccine, according to findings published in Pediatrics. Most unvaccinated infants had…
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Group A Streptococcus infection rate drops after varicella vaccine introduced in Israel

May 9, 2019
A reduction of invasive group A Streptococcus bloodstream infections and the disappearance of the varicella rash were associated with the introduction of the varicella…
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Special Issue Article

Infectious Diseases and Immunizations in International Adoption

Pediatric Annals, February 2017, Volume 46 Issue 2
Children who are adopted internationally have an increased risk of infectious diseases due to endemic conditions and…
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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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VIDEO: Providers key to improving vaccination coverage

October 3, 2017
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