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Five minutes with . . . Andrew Pollard, chair of JCVI

The chair of the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation explains the decision to limit the meningitis B vaccine to infants under 1 year old, as a petition calling for it to be offered to children up to 11 gains nearly three quarters of a million signatories1  
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over 4 years ago
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Five minutes with . . . Andrew Pollard, chair of JCVI

The chair of the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation explains the decision to limit the meningitis B vaccine to infants under 1 year old, as a petition calling for it to be offered to children up to 11 gains nearly three quarters of a million signatories1  
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over 4 years ago
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What Doctors Think Is Worth Fighting For

Gun control, vaccinations, childhood obesity, equal pay for women. These are just a few of the things that your colleagues are trying to effect change for. Here are their stories.  
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over 4 years ago
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Necklace aids child vaccination - BBC News

In Rajasthan, India, a simple necklace which contains a child's vaccination records in a computer chip is helping boost the numbers who are protected against common diseases.  
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Ethics and Childhood Vaccination Policy in the United States

This commentary focuses on the ethical issues concerning childhood immunization in the United States. How can we balance respecting parental rights and autonomy while maximizing the greater good?  
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over 4 years ago
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The Quality of Pro- and Anti-vaccination Online Information

Websites with both pro- and anti-vaccination messages are proliferating on the internet. How does the quality of their information compare?  
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over 4 years ago
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10 Recommendations in Adult Vaccination Administration

Are you up-to-date on the best practices in adult immunization? The authors present some common misconceptions as well as tips to improve your understanding.  
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over 4 years ago
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Routine Tdap Vaccination: How Effective Is It? CME/CE

: A new study reveals that the efficacy of the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine wanes quickly among adolescents, usually 2 to 3 years after vaccination.  
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over 4 years ago
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Meningitis B: Mother's plea for routine vaccination - BBC News

Parents are to tell MPs why they think the Meningitis B vaccine should be given to all UK children up to the age of 11.  
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over 4 years ago
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Universal HPV Vaccination of Girls Prevents Genital Warts in Young Men

In Denmark, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program for girls and women has been followed by a decreased incidence of genital warts in young men.  
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over 4 years ago
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The question should be whether the timing of vaccination optimises the impact on child health

Rather than asking whether there is evidence that the timing of the vaccination programme prevents the targeted diseases, the question should be whether the timing optimises the impact on child health.1  
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HPV Vaccine Side-Effects Class-Action Suit Planned in Japan

Lawyers representing girls with adverse effects after HPV vaccination are preparing a lawsuit against the government and the manufacturers.  
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over 4 years ago
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'Anti-vax' mother's regret over whooping cough 'nightmare' - BBC News

An Australian mother who passed the potentially fatal whooping cough infection to her newborn says she regrets refusing the vaccination.  
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over 4 years ago
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Predictors of Provider Recommendation for HPV Vaccine

Physician recommendation is one of the strongest predictors of HPV vaccination. Who are they recommending get the vaccine?  
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over 4 years ago
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HPV Vaccination at a Time of Changing Sexual Behavior

At what age should the HPV vaccination be given in traditional populations?  
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over 4 years ago
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ASCO Urges Aggressive Efforts to Increase HPV Vaccination

Despite many American medical professional bodies strongly recommending HPV vaccination, uptake remains low. Now oncologists are being told to get involved.  
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over 4 years ago
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Vaccination of Preemies With BPD: Risk for Decompensation Low

The risk for respiratory decompensation after vaccination of preterm infants with BPD is comparable to that of preterm infants without BPD, according to a new retrospective study.  
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over 4 years ago
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Protection Six to Fourteen Years After Hepatitis B Vaccine

How persistent is immunity after hepatitis B vaccination in infancy?  
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over 4 years ago
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Ring Vaccination as Control Strategy for Ebola Virus Disease

Is ring vaccination an effective strategy for controlling outbreaks of Ebola virus?  
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over 4 years ago
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Human Papillomavirus and Vaccination of Males

The HPV vaccine, which is recommended for all 11 to 12-year olds, has low vaccination coverage rates. This study shows that nurses need more education about HPV and the HPV vaccine.  
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over 4 years ago