The provision of comprehensive immunization programs for the US population is fraught with difficulties, particularly for the independent primary care/community physician.
Paul Offit, MD, from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, talked about vaccine safety and the ongoing public health effects of misinformation about this topic.
Tina Tan, MD, offers insights on preparations for the approaching cold and flu season, which could be one of the worst in years.
Stephen Gluckman, MD, talks about the challenges facing doctors who treat patients infected with Ebola or Enterovirus D68. He also discusses issues facing clinicians as cold and flu season gets underway.
The University of Michigan has been synonymous with the flu vaccine since its first usage and Arnold Monto, MD, says work continues to make the vaccine as safe and effective as possible.
Pediatricians’ approach to discussing and recommending HPV vaccination with parents and adolescents varies widely, and can have a significant impact on parents’ decision to vaccinate.