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2011-02-09 01:29:57

In a study that included infants from South Africa, those who were exposed to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at birth but did not become infected had lower levels of antibodies to diseases such as pertussis, tetanus and pneumococcus, compared to infants of non-HIV infected mothers.

2011-02-03 00:00:44

First-Ever Direct Project Connection Between a Hospital and Public Health Dept.

2011-01-25 15:30:27

A new study led by researchers at the Children’s Outcomes Research (COR) Program at The Children’s Hospital and Colorado Health Outcomes Program (COHO) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine explores the barriers, facilitators and alternative approaches to providers sending reminder notices for immunization using a statewide immunization registry.

2011-01-24 21:09:04

Seniors of Hispanic descent are far less likely to become immunized against the flu or pneumonia compared to similar White seniors, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

2011-01-19 08:00:00

PARIS, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural meeting of Mozambique's Committee of Experts on Immunization (Comite de Peritos para a Imunizacao, CoPI) was held in Maputo on January 7, 2011. The CoPI is the second National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) in a sub-Saharan African country eligible for funding from the GAVI Alliance.

2010-12-12 17:00:00

VIENNA and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers' Diarrhea vaccine candidate failed to meet efficacy endpoints to protect against enterotoxigenic E.

2010-12-06 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region is kicking off the 2010-2011 Faces of Influenza initiative in Houston during the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 5-11, 2010.

2010-12-06 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic is kicking off the 2010-2011 Faces of Influenza initiative in Philadelphia during the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 5-11, 2010.

2010-12-06 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recommendations about influenza vaccination stress that everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated against influenza annually.


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