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Aug 25, 2017

Aug 25, 2017
Teen vaccination

CDC: HPV vaccine rates climb, but disparities exist

Though coverage still isn't optimal, for the first time rates topped 60%, with the boys' level gaining ground on the girls'.

Nov 21, 2016

Nov 21, 2016

News Scan for Nov 21, 2016

Saudi MERS case
HPV vaccine dosing
Trump and anti-vaxxers
New chikungunya cases

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016
Teen vaccine

Vaccine panel recommends 2 doses of HPV vaccine for preteens

ACIP spent several months reviewing clinical trial data that showed two doses in younger adolescents prompted an immune response similar to or higher than in young adults.

Feb 23, 2016

Feb 23, 2016

News Scan for Feb 23, 2016

HPV vaccine effect
Saudi MERS illness
Ebola complications in UK nurse
More sproutbreak cases
US malaria funding

Aug 04, 2015

Aug 04, 2015

News Scan for Aug 04, 2015

Ebola vaccine trial
Legionellosis in South Bronx
Raw milk cheese
Childhood vaccine coadministration
Vaccination attitudes

Jul 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015
HPV vaccination

CDC says 40% of teen girls lack HPV vaccination

HPV vaccine uptake, though up slightly, was just 60% in girls and 42% in boys.

Feb 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015

News Scan for Feb 10, 2015

HPV vaccination and STI risk
Mumps in Idaho, Washington

Jul 24, 2014

Jul 24, 2014
Teen receiving vaccine

CDC sees little progress in HPV vaccine uptake

In 2013, just 57% of girls and 35% of boys had received 1 of 3 doses of HPV vaccine.

Nov 04, 2013

Nov 04, 2013

News Scan for Nov 04, 2013

WHO confirms fatal MERS case
H5N1 death in Cambodia
Final BSE import rule
2-dose HPV vaccine response
Childhood vaccine acceptance
Powassan virus cases

Aug 25, 2011

Aug 25, 2011

IOM review ties few adverse effects to vaccines

(CIDRAP News) – An Institute of Medicine (IOM) analysis found few health problems that were clearly linked to eight common vaccines, according to a report released today.

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