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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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Several US Cities Vulnerable to Measles Outbreaks Due to Declining Vaccination Rates
Researchers are calling for an end to nonmedical exemptions for vaccines in the 18 states that still allow them, saying several metropolitan areas are now vulnerable to measles outbreaks.
New Technology Platform Delivers Single-Dose Vaccines Targeting Multiple Viruses
Single-dose vaccines delivered via a new technology platform may offer full protection against Zika, Lassa fever, and Ebola.
CDC Principal Director Stays Humble in a Microbial World
Anne Schuchat, MD, provides some history and insights on CDC’s role in safeguarding public health when the microbial world collides with the human world.
Only 4% of VA Hospitals Require Flu Vaccines for Health Care Personnel
The overall rate of health care personnel receiving flu shots has gone up in recent years, but a new study finds that much of the increase is due to policies held at non-VA hospitals.
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 27, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Administration Errors Involving Shingrix Vaccine
The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System reveals a number of errors made in the administration of the new shingles vaccine.
How Close Are We to Eradicating Polio?
Stopping polio transmission will require addressing persistent challenges to vaccinating every child.
United States Sees Drop in Rate of HPV Vaccination Course Completion
Despite public health recommendations, a new study has found that too many adolescents and young adults in the United States are failing to complete the full vaccination course for HPV.
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