Rita Aghjayan

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Short-Course Oral Steroids Ineffective for Pediatric Otitis Media With Effusion

Short-Course Oral Steroids Ineffective for Pediatric Otitis Media With Effusion

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A short course of oral steroids was not found to significantly improve otitis media with effusion in children.

Combined Meningococcal-Tdap Vaccine May Increase Adolescent Vaccination Coverage

Combined Meningococcal-Tdap Vaccine May Increase Adolescent Vaccination Coverage

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For adolescents and young adults, the co-administration of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine with incorporated tetanus toxoid with diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine is noninferior to isolated vaccination and does not compromise immunity.

Demographic Insights Into Hepatitis Vaccination Practices

Demographic Insights Into Hepatitis Vaccination Practices

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From 2007 to 2015, the majority of initial hepatitis A, B, and A/B vaccinations were administered by primary care providers.

CDC: Get Vaccinated for Measles Before Traveling

CDC: Get Vaccinated for Measles Before Traveling

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The CDC recommends 2 doses of the MMR vaccine, which provides 97% protection against measles, prior to international travel.

Varicella Zoster Vaccine Effective for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

Varicella Zoster Vaccine Effective for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

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In a phase 3 clinical trial, early vaccination effectively prevented herpes zoster in auto-HSCT recipients.

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