Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Despite introduction of PCVs, meningitis rates remain steady

February 22, 2020
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Flu vaccine 45% effective in US, 55% effective in children, early estimates show

February 20, 2020
The 2019-2020 influenza vaccine has been 45% effective overall in the United States this season and 55% effective in children, according to preliminary estimates…
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It’s never too soon to start thinking of those spring and summertime problems

Infectious Diseases in Children, February 2020
James H. Brien, DO
A healthy, 3-year-old female was running in her backyard without shoes and impaled her left foot on a nail attached to a board. She was taken to the local ER, where the…
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4CMenB demonstrates effectiveness, does not induce herd protection

February 6, 2020
In separate studies, the capsular group B meningococcal vaccine, or 4CMenB, demonstrated close to 60% effectiveness against meningococcal group B disease in a…
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Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks: Still with Us After All These Years

Pediatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 44 Issue 4
Outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases continue to occur in the United States, and they have been occurring at…
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‘Tis The Season: Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric and Adolescent Influenza

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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VIDEO: Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD, discusses dangers of travel infections abroad

November 24, 2019
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