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FDA Warns Of Fraudulent Flu Medications As Season Winds Down
Flu activity is down for the second week in a row in the United States, but as the flu season still has several weeks to go, the FDA has issued a warning about counterfeit flu medications.
PCVs Effective, But Efficacy Wanes Over Time
New research from Australia supports the use of booster doses of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, but it shows overall effectiveness is high.
New Approaches to Understanding TB Can Help Inform Development of Better Vaccine
Better understanding of the pathogenesis of tuberculosis can help inform the development of a new, effective vaccine.
2018-2019 Flu Vaccine Strains Recommended by FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has weighed in on the strains to be included in the 2018-2019 influenza vaccine.
 
Oral Influenza Vaccine Produces Favorable Results in Phase 2 Trial
The results of the trial revealed that the tablet reduced the rate of infection with influenza by 48%.
NIAID Announces Plan to Make Universal Flu Vaccine A Reality
The institute has made the development of the vaccine “one of its highest priorities.”
Senate Bill Calls for $1 Billion To Go Towards Universal Flu Vaccine Research
A new bill introduced by a group of senators aims to boost universal flu vaccine research by $1 billion over the next 5 years, as health officials continue to investigate the cause of the flu shot’s low efficacy.
The Role of Dental Providers in Preventing HPV-Related Oral Cancer
A panel of experts in a recent symposium discuss how dental professionals can play an integral role in increasing HPV vaccination rates and decreasing HPV-related cancer.
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