Three children in US Customs and Border Protection custody have died since December 2018, partially due to influenza. Now, the infectious disease community is rallying for vaccination for migrants in detention facilities.
William Schaffner, MD, breaks down the new ACIP guideline recommendation, the pediatric benefit of PCV13 which drove the decision, and means by which it can improve clinical decisions surrounding vaccination.
Is there a cure? How long until we find it? And will it work for the majority of people living with HIV?
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