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You know about the current rash of measles cases, but when was the last time you saw an actual patient with measles? Will you recognize the disease?
Who Would You Vaccinate Here?
Two small children, two opportunities to administer the live MMR vaccine. Who gets the shot and who does not?
When to Say No to MMR Vaccination
There are conditions under which the MMR vaccine should not be given—even when a parent begs. Which of the children in these 4 scenarios should not receive the vaccination?
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.
Do You Accept Unvaccinated Children?
The reappearance of measles has reignited debate in some quarters about the issue of vaccine safety.
Could You Spot the Measles?
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
"HPV Vaccine for My Son? Not so Fast..."
The mother of a 12-year-old boy resists your suggestion that he receive the HPV4 vaccine today. She asks three good questions. Do you know the answers?
Vaccines Raise MS Risk Sooner But Not Later
New study findings do not suggest a need for a change in vaccine policy, but even a small increased risk could have an effect on public health.
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