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Dengue vaccine, drugs, and doctor distrust: When physicians doubt the medicine
 

Dengue vaccine, drugs, and doctor distrust: When physicians doubt the medicine

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Dr Stef Dela Cruz writes on how health experts in the Philippines have expressed their concerns and questioned the cost-effectiveness of the dengue vaccine, the reasons behind the hurried procurement, and the possible repercussions of administering such vaccines to Filipino children.
 
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31 Oct 2016 - General
 
Unwillingness to use a new drug is a normal phenomenon. As dengue vaccine is just approved for use, its safety and efficacy is still in question. So,many doctors are still waiting for a feedback from others. Withdrawal of a drug from the market aft...
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This is a very informative and well-written article. The article also presents a question that is very difficult to answer for any doctor - - Does this mean doctors are developing an unhealthy distrust for outcomes of the very science they themselves...
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