A total of 101 influenza-related deaths occurred among children throughout the 2016-17 flu season.
The universal vaccination against hepatitis B virus infection prevented non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adolescents.
Vaccines given shortly after birth demonstrated a strong inhibitory response to maternal antibodies.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices released updated guidelines to include recommendations for the 3-dose formulation of serogroup B meningococcal vaccine.
Cholera, an acute, diarrheal illness, is spread by drinking water or eating food that is contaminated with cholera bacteria.
The researchers found that 2 doses of the HPV vaccine were just as protective as 3 doses.
The ACIP has released the 2017 recommended immunization schedule for adults.
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.
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.