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  1. Malaria Vaccine Passes Early Test

    Oct. 17, 2007 -- Researchers today reported encouraging results from an early study of a new malaria vaccine. The malaria vaccine seems to be safe for babies, according to the study, published online today in The Lancet. Malaria is one of the world's leading killers. Here are malaria facts from the

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  2. Vaccines Make Day Care Healthier

    Sept. 20, 2007 (Chicago) -- Day care centers -- often thought of as giant petri dishes of pathogens -- are safer than ever, thanks to improved vaccination of toddlers against a host of common childhood diseases, experts say. "Are day care centers safer in the era of vaccines? Absolutely they are," s

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  3. Immunization Rates High for U.S. Kids

    Aug. 30, 2007 -- The CDC today reported that U.S. immunization rates for young kids remain at or above record highs, but teens need to get up to speed on their vaccinations. "We're doing well in the childhood program but we've still got a ways to go with adolescents," Melinda Wharton, MD, MPH, deput

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  4. Vaccine Gap for Underinsured Children

    Aug. 7, 2007 -- Underinsured children may be going without recommended vaccines due to limited federal and state funding, a new study shows. Kids who are underinsured for immunization come from families with private health insurance that doesn't fully cover vaccination costs. The new study, publishe

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  5. Meningitis Vaccine Schedule Simplified

    July 12, 2007 -- The CDC today announced that it's simplifying its recommendations about when to get vaccinated against meningitis and other meningococcal diseases. The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) now recommend that all adolescents aged 11-18 get vaccinated agains

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  6. HPV Vaccine: Few Parents Back Mandate

    May 23, 2007 -- Most parents don’t support requiring girls to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) by ninth grade, a new poll shows. Genital HPV is spread through sexual contact. Certain strains of HPV can cause cervical cancer and genital warts, but most people with HPV don't develop c

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  7. 7 Ways to Soothe Kids Getting Vaccines

    May 9, 2007 -- Got a baby or young child who's scheduled for vaccinations? A new study offers tips on preparing and soothing kids getting shots. The tips come from experts including Neil Schechter, MD, of the University of Connecticut's medical school. Here is their advice on preparing children for

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  8. Pneumonia Vaccine Brings New Challenge

    April 24, 2007 -- The success of the pneumonia vaccine in children may allow a rise in kids' pneumonia caused by germs not targeted by the vaccine. That's according to researchers including the CDC's Rosalyn Singleton, MD, MPH. In The Journal of the American Medical Association, Singleton's team rec

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  9. Pneumonia Vaccine Cuts Hospital Visits

    April 5, 2007 -- A childhood vaccine against pneumonia and related diseases seems to be curbing kids' pneumonia hospitalizations. That news comes from a study on children's pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, which targets pneumonia, meningitis, and other pneumococcal diseases. The CDC recommends that a

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  10. Chickenpox Vaccine May Wear Off

    March 14, 2007 -- The chickenpox vaccine's effectiveness may fade with time, so children should get a second dose when they're 4-6 years old. That news appears in The New England Journal of Medicine. Make no mistake: The researchers aren't knocking the vaccine. In fact, they say it has "substantiall

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