Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated

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Perspective Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated Y. Tony Yang, Sc.D., LL.M., M.P.H., and Ross D. Silverman, J.D., M.P.H. March 25, 2015DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1501198 Share: If a state allows parents to obtain religious exemptions from vaccination requirements for school entry, can it…

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Pertussis Strains Which Can Resist Vaccination

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Why the Increase in Pertactin-Deficient Pertussis? Jennie H. Kwon, DO, Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH Pertactin-Negative Bordetella pertussis Strains: Evidence for a Possible Selective Advantage Martin SW, Pawloski L, Williams M, et al Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60:223-227 Pertussis Infection in…

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Vaccination Schedule

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Q. What’s the best age to start vaccinating? I have to admit, I’ve never read anything that’s middle of the road on the vaccination issue. When I started looking into vaccination information everything I found was either very pro orvery con. A. The…

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Vaccines in Preemies

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Q. My preemie son has his four month appointment this month and I know I am going to meet resistance from the Pediatrician about wanting to postpone his vaccinations. Is there anything printed that I can take with me that supports…

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Rotavirus Vaccine

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Q. “What do you think of the new vaccine against rotavirus diarrhea?” A. I am more than happy to go against the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatric and any other official body:  This is a very new vaccine.  In spite…

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