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Not much about the family of hepatitis viruses is as simple as ABC. Test yourself on a few of the fine points, here.
MenB Vax Not Fully Effective in College Outbreak
However, says a study author, incomplete coverage "is a better idea than skipping vaccination altogether."
Zoster Vaccine Quiz: How are We Doing?
We are 10 years into the Zostavax life cycle. Find out how the shingles vaccine is performing and what you know about it.
Could Zostavax use a Booster?
Who gets the best protection from Zostavax and how long does it last? Is that enough?
RSV Vaccine: Not Just for Kids?
Respiratory syncytial virus may account for up to 5% of adult community acquired pneumonias. We may need more than one RSV vaccine.
RSV: Hunt for a Vaccine, Inactivated?
Respiratory syncytial virus is common and most babies will have had it by age 2 years. Why can't we make a vaccine?
Vaccines and Lotteries: Part II
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.
Weighing Vaccine Risk vs Benefit
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.
The 3 Scourges of Infectious Disease
Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza have declined over the years but not gone away. See the slides that follow for key facts and figures on the current state of these ongoing public health threats.
6 Things That Might Persuade Parents to Vaccinate
When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.
Could You Spot the Measles?
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
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