Updated language allows use of either Tdap or Td for pertussis booster, prophylaxis, and catch-up immunization, according to ACIP recommendations...
Even the current modestly effective flu vaccines have significant benefit, protecting U.S. populations from serious disease and death.
MADRID – In children with nonsevere bronchiectasis, amoxicillin/clavulanate should be the first-line antibiotic.
A 2018-2019 commercial flu vaccine made mostly by egg-free cell culture performed as well immunologically as standard vaccine.
The MMR vaccination rate fell just short of the recommended 95% vaccination rate threshold.
Infants born following in utero Zika virus exposure can appear normal at birth but have neurodevelopmental problems later.
A single-center, randomized study showed 8 g/day valacyclovir safely reduced CMV passage from mothers to their fetuses.
Use of statins was associated with increased risk of SSTIs at an average of 91, 182, and 365 days.
News from the FDA/CDC
A(H3N2) was predominant, but it’s too early for CDC to make predictions for the fall and winter.
Older patients with COPD need more effective influenza vaccines and other preventive strategies.