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World-renowned vaccine developer and scientist, Maurice R. Hilleman, PhD, comments on his prediction of the 1957 asian (H2N2) flu pandemic and the processes he set in motion to aid in US vaccinations. Video Source:...
Delivering flu vaccines via needle injection can be painful (or even terrifying) for some young patients. In 2014, the CDC acknowledged the nasal spray FluMist Quadrivalent as an efficient delivery vehicle for influenza vaccine. However, in 2016, the CDC withdrew that "endorsement" citing results of a study...
Acute Zika virus infection during pregnancy has been associated with fetal death and fetal brain defects, but what is the extent of abnormal CNS findings in affected infants after birth? A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine explored this question. This prospective cohort...