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

PREVENTION NEWS - Page 1

Medicaid Doesn't Cover All 13 Recommended Adult Vaccines in Most States
Barriers to recommended vaccine coverage for low-income American adults include disparity in Medicaid programs and low reimbursement amounts, a new study found.
New Oral Polio Vaccine Candidate Could Signal Strategy to Fight COVID-19
The attenuated virus in oral polio vaccines has developed the ability to evolve and spread to humans. Now, investigators have developed a new vaccine without the ability to make such changes.
Most State Medicaid Programs Don't Cover All 13 ACIP-Recommended Vaccines
Disparate reimbursement policies disincentivize clinicians from vaccinating adults with lower incomes.
FDA Approves Sanofi's Quadrivalent Meningococcal Vaccine
MenQuadfi is the only FDA approved quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine that is indicated for individuals 2 through 56 years of age and older.
Purification System Kills Over 99.9% of RNA Viruses
Health care settings such as hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, and physician offices depend on the circulation of clean air that is free of mold, bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
Updated Review Examines MMR Vaccine Safety and Efficacy
The authors of the review recommend the continued use of MMR vaccines on a mass scale.
Vaccinoscopie Europe Survey Evaluates Parental Views on Vaccination
A new survey found that parents in Spain were the most supportive of vaccinations when compared with their counterparts in 4 other European countries.
Study Finds Pets Not a Substantial Reservoir for Human Multidrug-Resistant Infections
Whole genome sequencing revealed little overlap between MDROs found in pets and pet owners.
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