Recognizing low-rates of HPV vaccination as a serious public health threat, the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in the U.S. are urging parents and health care providers to protect the health of our children by encouraging completion of the 3-dose HPV vaccine series, and emphasizing the importance of a strong recommendation.
Representative Gene Greene of Texas and Dr. Litjen Tan discuss barriers contributing to our countries stubbornly low adult immunization rates, and provide a call to action to make adult immunization one of the crowning public health achievements of the 21st century in this April 18th Op-Ed piece from The Hill.
Low rates of pertussis infection in the 1990’s have given way to a dramatic spike in cases. In 2012, over 48,000 cases were reported, and 20 children died, most of whom were unimmunized infants. Larry Frenkel, MD explores the causes of the increased incidence in pertussis rates, and what should be done in his article […]
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