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Before you travel make sure you speak with your doctor
May 23, 2014

5 Summer Travel Vaccination Tips for Adults

Are you planning an overseas vacation this summer? Depending on the destination, you may need to think about recommended vaccines for you and your kids.…

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National Infant Immunization Week
April 29, 2014

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated April 26-May 3, 2014 as National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), an annual observance highlighting the importance of protecting…

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November 1, 2013

ID News Round-Up

Recent items of interest from the world of vaccine-preventable diseases: 1. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on October 23-24, 2013 to discuss…

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National Immunization Awareness Month 2013
August 16, 2013

Send Your Kids Back to School with Up-to-Date Vaccinations

The month of August has been designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. As a partnering organization, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is helping…

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June 30, 2013

Weekly Round-Up: Infectious Disease News of Interest

Items of interest from the world of vaccine-preventable diseases this week: 1. A new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows…

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June 19, 2013

Polio Eradication Endgame

Special thanks to NFID Vice President, Walter A. Orenstein, MD and Katherine Seib, MSPH for this blog post on the goal for global eradication of polio. More on this…

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