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FDA approves expanded indication for Adacel in Tdap.- Sanofi Pasteur.

The FDA has approved the expanded use of Adacel (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Adsorbed)...

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FDA approves Vaxelis six-in-one vaccine.- Sanofi Pasteur + MSD.

The FDA has approved Vaxelis (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliovirus, haemophilus b and hepatitis B vaccine) for use in children from...

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The Prevention of Early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than 7 days of age) neonatal group B streptococcal (EOGBS) disease...

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Suspected cancer: recognition and referral

This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion.

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Chickenpox in Pregnancy

Varicella, the primary infection with varicella-zoster virus (VZV; human herpesvirus 3), in pregnancy may cause maternal mortality or serious morbidity. It may also cause fetal varicella syndrome (FVS) and varicella infection of the newborn...

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In pursuit of control and elimination: update on hepatitis A and B epidemiology and prevention strategies.

Purpose of review: This review describes the impact of recommendations for routine immunization of infants and children against hepatitis A and hepatitis B, the changing epidemiology of these infections, and the remaining...

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Characteristics of a new meningococcal serogroup B vaccine, bivalent rLP2086 (MenB-FHbp; Trumenba®).

Neisseria meningitidis is a common cause of bacterial meningitis, often leading to permanent sequelae or death. N. meningitidis is classified into serogroups based on the composition of the bacterial capsular polysaccharide...

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The Dual Role of Lipids of the Lipoproteins in Trumenba, a Self-Adjuvanting Vaccine Against Meningococcal Meningitis B Disease.

Trumenba (bivalent rLP2086) is a vaccine licensed for the prevention of meningococcal meningitis disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (NmB) in individuals 10-25 years of age in the USA.

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