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The Contagion® Vaccines specialty page provides vaccine-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Pfizer's MenB Vaccine in Children
This is the first Breakthrough Therapy designation for a MenB vaccine to help protect children as young as 1 year of age.

 
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 8, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Recent Spike in US Mumps Cases Linked to Vaccine's Waning Protection
New strains of the mumps virus are not to blame for the recent resurgence of cases, say researchers in a new study, instead pinning the recent outbreaks on declining protective effects of the mumps vaccine over time.
Novavax Presents Data on Trials for Improved Flu Vaccine and Candidate for First RSV Vaccine
Representatives from Novavax, Inc., an American-based biotechnology company, presented data at the recent World Vaccine Congress in Washington, DC, on their vaccines under development for the flu and RSV.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—April 1, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Study Finds Pertussis Vaccines
Investigators set out to find out why pertussis rates in the United States have been rising steadily despite the availability of a vaccine.
Influenza B Causes Another Spike in Flu Hospitalizations for March
Health officials around the United States are still recommending the flu shot for late-season protection against the second wave of flu caused by influenza B.
 
Mumps Outbreak Springs Up Among Attendees of Mexican Dance Events in Delaware
Health officials are in the process of investigating a mumps outbreak that has sprung up among attendees of Mexican dance events in Delaware.
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