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.
Vaccines administered between 9 and 11 AM showed a significant increase in patients' antibody concentration
Of 970 measles cases studied, 574 were eligible to receive the vaccine but chose not to.
The new vaccine protects against 9 types of HPV and 5 cancer-causing strains.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released its recommendations to help improve rates of HPV vaccination worldwide.
Timing of a recent administration of the meningococcal vaccination cannot be ignored.
Women's health practitioners should offer vaccinations for a wide range of common, preventable diseases.
A second inoculation administered between 4 and 6 years of age is nearly 100% effective in preventing varicella.
A clinician questions wonders if there is a connection between cardiac arrhythmia and the flu vaccine.
The ACIP announced the latest vaccine effectiveness percentages at their February 24th meeting.
Data collected between 2009 and 2012 show a significant decline in cases of HPV in females aged 14-19 and 20-24.
CDC urges rapid antiviral treatment of very ill and high-risk patients suspected of having influenzaFebruary 13, 2016
Cases of both influenza A and influenza B have been reported since October 2015.
The Tdap vaccine for adolescents provides moderate protection for 1 year after vaccination, after which efficacy declines.
A clinician expresses concerns about potentially misleading flu vaccination information for pregnant women.
The ACIP has released the Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule: United States, 2016, available from the Annals of Internal Medicine and the CDC.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has approved the 2016 immunization schedule for children and adolescents.
By presenting research on the safety and efficacy of the flu vaccine, clinicians can successfully promote vaccination to patients in their care.
Patients with heart failure who receive the influenza vaccine may have a lower risk for all-cause mortality compared with those who do not get the vaccine.
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.
The FDA has approved Fluad, a trivalent flu vaccine with the adjuvant MF59, for use in patients aged 65 and older.
According to data presented at the Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, nearly 75% of parents decide on child vaccination preferences before becoming pregnant.
Scientists from 22 institutions are launching a new research initiative with the goal of taking a new HIV vaccine through human trials in the next 5 years.
Vaccinations cannot be equated to antibiotics.
A variety of factors have led to low rates of teenage boys being vaccinated for the human papillomavirus (HPV), said a report published in Pediatrics.
Providers should consider both medical ethics and scientific evidence when parents want to delay the vaccine schedule for their child.