Vaccine Information Center
The ACIP has released the 2017 recommended immunization schedule for adults.
The schedule includes new or revised recommendations for several vaccines for children and adolescents.
Forty percent of people have reported receiving the flu vaccine thus far, including 37% of children.
A child deals with the consequences of a lesser vaccine, because a medical practice did not update its immunization policies.
Children younger than 15 may be given 2 HPV vaccine doses instead of 3, and the shots should be spaced at least 6 months apart.
The AAP has released a report to help clinicians address the concerns of parents who are hesitant about their children's vaccination.
A third dose of the MMR vaccine should be administered in cases of a mumps outbreak.
Children who receive the influenza vaccine at the same time as PCV or a DTaP-containing vaccine have an increased risk for febrile seizure.
Natural viral mutations ensure that the seasonal flu vaccine must be updated on a yearly basis.
Researchers identify new risk factors for caries in young children.