ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTER
The risk of intussusception within 1 to 7 days and 8 to 21 days after rotavirus vaccination was assessed in infants age 28 to 245 days.
Researchers developed a predictive algorithm to identify individuals with a higher risk for severe reactions to the standardized peanut oral food challenge.
Early vaccination of autologous hemopoietic stem-cell transplant (auto-HSCT) recipients during the peri-transplant period can be effective for the prevention of infections such as herpes zoster.
Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.
Clinicians should inform parents about the safety of vaccines to encourage them to vaccinate their children.
Common reasons that parents give when declining human papillomavirus vaccine for their children are, "My teen is not sexually active," or "Maybe we'll wait until he/she is a bit older." This thinking negates the vaccine's preventive purpose.
NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is researching ways to develop a universal influenza vaccine against multiple strains.
A child deals with the consequences of a lesser vaccine, because a medical practice did not update its immunization policies.