Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Is avian flu coming for you?

Infectious Disease News, January 2018
Donald Kaye, MD, MACP; Thomas M Yuill, PhD
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Breathing can transmit flu, study finds

January 20, 2018
Patients with confirmed influenza can contaminate the air around them without coughing or sneezing, meaning the virus may spread easier than previously thought…

CDC reports 10 pediatric flu-related deaths within week

January 19, 2018
Ten additional pediatric influenza-related deaths have occurred within the second week of the 2017-2018 influenza season, according to a report issued by the CDC

Gunmen kill mother and daughter polio workers in Pakistan

January 19, 2018
The prime minister of Pakistan condemned the killing of two polio workers this week, calling it “an attack on our future.” According to reports, gunmen shot…
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One More Shot for the Road: A Review and Update of Vaccinations for Pediatric International Travelers

Pediatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 44 Issue 4
Increasing numbers of children are traveling to developing countries where they are often at a higher risk than adults…
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Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Treating fever in young infants

December 1, 2017
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