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Do You Know the Hepatits ABCs?

Not much about the family of hepatitis viruses is as simple as ABC. Test yourself on a few of the fine points, here.

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However, says a study author, incomplete coverage "is a better idea than skipping vaccination altogether."

We are 10 years into the Zostavax life cycle. Find out how the shingles vaccine is performing and what you know about it.

Who gets the best protection from Zostavax and how long does it last? Is that enough?

Respiratory syncytial virus may account for up to 5% of adult community acquired pneumonias. We may need more than one RSV vaccine.

Respiratory syncytial virus is common and most babies will have had it by age 2 years. Why can't we make a vaccine?

Imagine a US lottery where the prize money funds an NIH flu program. Now imagine, as the NIH head, you get to choose the program.

What is the acceptable balance between benefit and risk to prevent a vaccine's being pulled from the market? See what you recall about these 3 cases.

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