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Millions of infants and children aren't receiving recommended medical care aimed at detecting and preventing disease, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaccination coverage among US children ages 19 to 35 months in 2013 increased relative to 2012 data from the National Immunization Survey for some vaccines (rotavirus, Hep B birth dose, and ≥ 1HepA dose).
Now that the two American patients infected with Ebola have arrived safely in Atlanta, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released more information about ZMapp, the experimental medication the patients were treated with before being flown back to the US.
While hundreds of people have died in Africa from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus, two infected Americans appear to be recovering after receiving doses of an experimental serum that has never been tested in human subjects
A high-dose, trivalent, inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV3-HD) is associated with improved protection for seniors against laboratory-confirmed influenza infection compared with standard-dose trivalent, inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV3-SD), according to a study published in the Aug. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
There is no increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, according to a research letter published in the July 9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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