News & Perspective

Feb 07, 2017

Feb 07, 2017
HPV vaccine

AAP on teen vaccines: Optimize uptake, address hesitancy

Healthcare providers need to offer vaccines and address vaccine hesitancy whenever possible, the AAP's Committee on Infectious Diseases says.

Feb 02, 2017

Feb 02, 2017

News Scan for Feb 02, 2017

IDSA travel-ban concerns
Saudi MERS case
US vaccine support
Cholera vaccine in pregnancy
Respiratory infections & NSAIDs

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

Nov 02, 2016

Nov 02, 2016

News Scan for Nov 02, 2016

Zika's Facebook profile
Zika study protocols
Tdap safe in pregnancy

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016
IPV vaccination

WHO panel recommends dose-sparing strategy for IPV polio vaccine

High demand, production problems, and lack of raw materials contribute to the shortage, which has hindered immunization campaigns at a crucial time.

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.

Oct 07, 2016

Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria

Sep 27, 2016

Sep 27, 2016
Infant vaccination

Americas region first to achieve measles elimination

After a rigorous 6-year review, an expert panel declares the region the first in the world to eliminate the disease.

Sep 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016

News Scan for Sep 26, 2016

Waning pertussis vaccine effect
'Handshake' drug stewardship
Chikungunya spike
E coli in beef
Yellow fever in Congo
Two-dose flu vaccination

Sep 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016

News Scan for Sep 14, 2016

Multidrug-resistant CRE
Prenatal Tdap vaccine benefits
Poor results of malaria therapy
No Hajj health hitches

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