Infectious disease

What Omicron could mean for the pandemic

January 07, 2022

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, to discuss what's known about the variant. She also discusses the latest on the vaccine for children aged younger than 5 years.

Does maternal history of cervical cancer/biopsy impact HPV vaccine rate in kids?

December 16, 2021

For mothers who have an experience with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine preventable outcomes such as a cervical biopsy or cancer, would this history make them more likely to have their child receive this vaccine? It may seem likely, but a new study raises questions about this belief.