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2010-12-02 00:41:46

A new study suggests that preterm infants may not be fully protected against invasitve pneumococcal disease under the current United Kingdom immunization schedule.

2010-10-27 13:10:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 27, 2010, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to expand the adolescent meningococcal vaccination recommendation to include a booster.

2008-06-17 09:01:10

By Cindy Hadish, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun. 17--Thousands of Eastern Iowans are flocking to clinics for tetanus shots, even as public health experts say flooding does not pose a particular risk for infection.

2005-06-30 15:39:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. vaccine advisers recommended onThursday that teenagers get a booster shot of the whoopingcough vaccine to protect them from waning immunity.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.