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Is a rigid HPV vaccination schedule really necessary? Story by Bruce Jancin, reporting from the annual meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Delayed administration of the second dose of an HPV vaccine had no negative impact on the magnitude of the immune response. Other top stories: Women are underrepresented as lead authors in oncology trials  The proportion has been increasing but still lags behind the proportion of female oncologists in the United States. Dupilumab found effective for adolescents with moderate to severe AD  Rates of skin infections were higher in the placebo group, compared with the treatment groups. Exposure to outdoor air pollutants linked to increased emphysema  Being exposed to outdoor air pollutants was associated with increases in emphysema as assessed via CT imaging. Favorable Ebola results lead to drug trial termination, new focus  Two of four therapeutics showed greater survival, prompting termination of the initial trial and randomization of new patients to these two drugs. You can contact the MDedge Daily Medical News team by emailing us at podcasts@mdedge.com or by following us on Twitter @MDedgeTweets.

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