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IVF cuts defy national guidelines

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Meningitis vaccination plan for Hampshire schoolchildren

  • International Medical Press

NHS budget cuts leave sexual health services at ‘breaking point’

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Wales to adopt new regulations for blood donation

  • International Medical Press

NICE: GPs urged to create national autism register

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£1.3bn recruitment plan for mental health

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New in Vaccination/ Immunisation

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Flu vaccine offers little protection against pediatric ear infection

Results of a Cochrane review.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pediatr Infect Dis Soc
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Pediatricians, general practitioners are missing HPV vaccination opportunities

HPV vaccination in adolescent girls are missed during routine clinical visits.

PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs
  • UK Medical News
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PHE urges high-risk individuals to get flu jabs

Vaccination drive is a part of the 'Stay Well This Winter' campaign.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Thorax
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Pneumococcus: fewer older people become sick if infants are vaccinated

Cross-generational herd immunity is another reason to vaccinate.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Vaccine
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Simultaneous vaccination against flu and pneumococcus: does it work?

No difference in immunogenicity vs giving them on separate visits, trial finds.

Are killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccines effective for cholera?
  • The Lancet Infectious Diseases
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Are killed whole-cell oral cholera vaccines effective for cholera?

Results from meta-analysis.

Childhood flu vaccination: targeting at-risk groups will not reduce infant admissions
  • UK Medical News
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Childhood flu vaccination: targeting at-risk groups will not reduce infant admissions

Researchers from Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Health Protection Scotland identify risk factors for influenza hospitalisations in this group.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA
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CDC surveillance confirms: measles outbreaks driven by suboptimal vaccine uptake

Suboptimal uptake — not vaccine efficacy — is the primary driver of current measles transmission

Respiratory-related hospital admissions: could high dose vaccines make a difference?
  • The Lancet Pneumology
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Respiratory-related hospital admissions: could high dose vaccines make a difference?

Results from a cluster-randomised trial

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Vaccine
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Clinician recommendations drive HPV vaccination uptake

Offering vaccination at routine adolescent visits is encouraged.

Warning over decreasing measles immunisation cover in Europe
  • Global Medical News
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Warning over decreasing measles immunisation cover in Europe

One in every 15 children is not receiving the first vaccination dose against measles and rubella on time.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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3rd trimester Tdap vaccine protects infants in first 2 mo of life

Vaccination of pregnant women is urged.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Prev Med
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Pneumococcal vaccine: uptake still too low in adults with work-related asthma

Just over 50% of adults with work-related asthma are receiving pneumococcal vaccinations.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol
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HPV: herd protection should not preclude vaccination promotion

Despite recent reports, HPV herd protection may not offer long-term alternative in unvaccinated women.