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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.
Meningococcal Vaccines: Which One, For Who, and When?
Brush up on meningococcal vaccine indications with a cheat sheet and a few clinical scenarios to test your memory.
Influenza, a New Mom, and a Neonate
Would you know your options for treating a post-partum mom infected with flu who is eager to start breastfeeding her infant? Find out, here.
Adverse Vaccine Event or Coincidence?
Significant arm pain brings a 49 y/o man to see you. He wonders if the shot he got a few weeks ago might be to blame. What do you tell him?
Vaccines and Cocktails: Some Chilling Similarities
Some vaccines, like cocktails, depend on precise temperatures and ingredients mixed at just the right time before "serving." Test your cross-mixology.
A Pope, a Fetus, and a Vaccine
A seasoned pediatrician learns something new after a mother offers a moral defense against the Varivax vaccine for her son.
Vaccines and Refrigeration: Beware of Thin Ice
There is no room in the office refrigerator for Monday's vaccine delivery. Your son's mini-fridge is an ideal temporary fix. True or False?
Low Adult Vaccination Rates Pose Health Risk
A new coalition’s goal is to work together to increase adult vaccination rates and stop vaccine-preventable diseases.
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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