News & Perspective

Feb 23, 2011

Feb 23, 2011

CDC explores pneumococcal vaccine link to kids' febrile seizures

(CIDRAP News) – In their ongoing investigation of febrile seizures in young children who were vaccinated against flu this season, experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today that they have detected a small excess risk of the condition in those who received the vaccine alongside the new pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

Jul 11, 2013

Jul 11, 2013

News Scan for Jul 11, 2013

WHO MERS-CoV count
Mild H7N9 cases
Effects of pneumococcal vaccine
New virus in dolphin

Oct 28, 2013

Oct 28, 2013

News Scan for Oct 28, 2013

Trial of rapid TB test
Syria vaccination efforts
Antibiotics for pneumonia in kids

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014
Infant vaccination

Studies yield varied findings on pneumococcal vaccines

The 13-valent vaccine for young kids was shown more effective than the 23-valent version for older adults.

Nov 06, 2014

Nov 06, 2014

News Scan for Nov 06, 2014

Saudi MERS cluster
H5N8 in Germany
Childhood pneumonia decline
CDC chikungunya alert

Nov 25, 2014

Nov 25, 2014

News Scan for Nov 25, 2014

Questions on GOF pause
Cholera in Haiti
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids

Jan 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015

News Scan for Jan 27, 2015

Tuberculosis in the EU
Pneumococcal vaccine price cut
More polio violence in Pakistan
Childhood vaccines

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