Joseph Bocchini Jr, MD, on Adolescent Vaccination in the United States

 

In this podcast, Joseph Bocchini Jr, MD, discusses a new study on adolescent vaccination data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Are adolescents receiving the adequate vaccinations? Listen in to find out!

Joseph A Bocchini Jr, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he also serves as Medical Director of the Children’s Hospital and as a member of the Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is also the president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.

Additional Resources:

  • For Clinicians. Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated August 23, 2017. Accessed August 26, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/hcp/index.html.
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus). National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://www.nfid.org/idinfo/HPV
  • Walker TY, Elam-Evans LD, Yankey D, et al. National, regional, state, and selected local area vaccination coverage among adolescents aged 13-17 years—United States, 2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019;68:718-723. http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6833a2.

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