US committee recommends HPV vaccine for boys

November 4, 2011

Source: British Medical JournalBMJ 2011; 343:d7068

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Date of publication: October 2011

Publication Type: News-Item

In a nutshell: All boys in the United States should receive the quadrivalent vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which can cause cancer, a US committee has recommended.

Length of publication: 1-page news-item

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Diagnosis, management and prevention of measles

November 4, 2011

Source: British Journal of School Nursing, Vol. 6, Iss. 8, 14 Oct 2011, pp 375 – 378

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Date of publication: October 2011

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: Cases of measles still do occur in the UK. It is important to be able to recognize and offer adequate advice should a case occur. Young parents should be encouraged to ensure that their children receive full cover from the MMR vaccine at the appropriate times. School nurses may have the opportunity to catch up on those who have missed out, discuss the reasons with parents and, where possible, immunize them.

Length of publication: 4-page article


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