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CDC Issues First Recommendations For People Fully Vaccinated for COVID-19
The CDC has issued interim guidance for masking, social distancing, hand hygiene, and other infection control measures for people who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
IDSA: COVID-19 Testing, Masking Still Needed to Control Pandemic
In a briefing this morning, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) stressed the continued importance of COVID-19 control measures that have been there from the start.
Cardiometabolic Issues Associated With Later Mental Health Concerns
A recent study examined how insulin levels and body mass index may have ties to mental health concerns.
Infectious Disease Society of America Webcast Discusses Available COVID-19 Treatments
Infectious Disease Society of America offered a look at the current treatment options for COVID-19 and stressed the need to maintain precautions to keep people safe.
Ibuprofen Versus Acetaminophen Use in Children
Often what parents reach for to relieve a child’s pain or fever, a new meta-analysis looks at the efficacy and safety of ibuprofen and acetaminophen.
Vaccine Type May Affect DTaP Adherence
A poster at the virtual 2020 ID Week looked at how vaccine type can impact diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccination.
Antibiotic Stewardship in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Controlling exposure to antibiotics is important for stewardship programs, and even more so in neonatal intensive care units.
Multipronged Approach Improves Asthma Outcomes in Children
An investigation examines whether an intervention including both school and home components improves asthma outcomes.
HPV Vaccination Coverage Lags Behind 2020 Target Goal
A recent report looked at whether human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination coverage will meet the Healthy People 2020 goal.
Study Compares Clinical Features of COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza
A new report illuminates the similarities and differences between COVID-19 and seasonal influenza.
American Academy of Pediatrics Issues Annual Influenza Season Recommendations
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued its recommendations for the 2020-2021 influenza season.
Effect of Vitamin D Intake During Pregnancy on Offspring
Supplementation during pregnancy can have potential positive health outcomes for offspring.
HIV PrEP Uptake Remains Low Among Teens
A new review in JAMA Pediatrics looks at the current status of PrEP uptake among adolescents aged 13 to 19 years who are at risk for HIV.
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