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Fluzone Quadrivalent is FDA approved to treat influenza in children falling within the six to 35-month age .-Sanofi Pasteur.

The FDA has approved the 0.5mL dose of its influenza vaccine, Fluzone Quadrivalent, from Sanofi Pasteur, for treating children falling...

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FDA accepts application for the liquid-frozen version of the MVA-BN for active immunization against smallpox in adults age 18 years and older. Bavarian Nordic

Bavarian Nordic A/S announced that the FDA has accepted its Biologics License Application (BLA) for the liquid-frozen version of the...

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European Commission approves Dengvaxia dengue vaccine.- Sanofi

The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Dengvaxia, Sanofi's dengue vaccine. The marketing authorization follows the 18 October 2018,...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

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Guidelines

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings.

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Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5.

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Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings.

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Journal articles

Final efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety analyses of a nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in women aged 16-26 years: a randomised, double-blind trial.

Background: Primary analyses of a study in young women aged 16-26 years showed efficacy of the nine-valent human papillomavirus (9vHPV; HPV 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) vaccine against infections...

Added 1 year ago

Effectiveness of Palivizumab in High-risk Infants and Children: A Propensity Score Weighted Regression Analysis.

Background: Infants with premature birth ≤35 weeks gestational age, chronic lung disease of prematurity and congenital heart disease are at an increased risk for lower respiratory tract infections and hospitalization...

Added 1 year ago

Product review on the monoclonal antibody palivizumab for prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) accounts for about 20% of all respiratory infections in children below the age of 5 y. It is associated with up to 63% of all acute respiratory infections and up to 81% of all viral...

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Heather Lander, PhD

Heather Lander has a PhD in Experimental Pathology and spent her research days studying hemorrhagic fever viruses. She traded the bench for the keyboard and is currently a Science Writer and Research Development Specialist using her expertise to help university faculty secure research ... Read more

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Practice Pointer: Zika virus - management of infection and risk

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Zika virus

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