Published April 22, 2008Progress in Vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type b in the Americas
The authors review the progress to date in Hib vaccine introduction, the lessons learned, and the remaining challenges.
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What Are the Implications for Childhood Pneumonia of Successfully Introducing Hib and Pneumococcal Vaccines in Developing Countries?
The authors look to the future and imagine the implications of a successful vaccination campaign against H. influenzae type b and pneumococcus.
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The Reversal of Fortunes: Trends in County Mortality and Cross-County Mortality Disparities in the United States
Majid Ezzati and colleagues analyze US county-level mortality data for 1961 to 1999, and find a steady increase in mortality inequality across counties between 1983 and 1999.
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Mutations in a Novel, Cryptic Exon of the Luteinizing Hormone/Chorionic Gonadotropin Receptor Gene Cause Male Pseudohermaphroditism
Joerg Gromoll and colleagues describe the identification and characterization of a novel exon that appears to be a new regulatory element within the luteinizing hormone/chorionic gonadotropin receptor gene of three individuals with Leydig cell hypoplasia.
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