Some teenagers of anti-vaccine parents are taking matters into their own hands, seeking information on how to vaccinate.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Statistically significant increase seen in proportion of responders for peanut-allergic children aged 4 to 11.
American Academy of Pediatrics is reaching out to social media companies.
But cost of giving pneumococcal vaccines to all 50-year-olds exceeds $250,000 per QALY.
The immune response to vaccinations is lower in children who are obese compared with nonobese children.
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Exclusive breastfeeding for three months or longer tied to lower odds of continued eczema at 6 years.
Achieving high serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) vaccination coverage is recommended following university-based outbreaks of meningococcal disease caused by serogroup B.
The United States’ mandatory immunization requirements don’t just benefit the individual, they also benefit the public at large. However, there is still a small chance that someone may react negatively to vaccines, despite overwhelming evidence that they are generally safe. Because of this small risk, the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) was created for individuals…
HealthDay News — Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery, according to a study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics. Amy G. Feldman, MD, from Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver, and colleagues used data from the Pediatric Health Information System to assess hospitalizations for…
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.
Introduction of the oral rotovirus vaccine in Australia was associated with a decline in the incidence of type 1 diabetes.
Total of 4381 reports of adverse events during first 8 months of use; 3% were serious.
Only 15.7 and 34.8% of teens completed HPV vaccination before turning 13 and 15.
The most cost-effective means of decreasing transmission of Zika virus is administration of the vaccine to young adults and women of childbearing age.
Percentage of US children 19 to 35 months who have not been vaccinated has quadrupled since 2001.
WHO named vaccine hesitancy a top 10 threat to global health in 2019. Hysteresis may describe persistent skepticism.
A new review from the American Medical Association addresses best practices for the evaluation and management of reported penicillin allergies.
Adults hospitalized for pneumonia who received an influenza vaccination during their stay were less likely to seroconvert if they had diabetes, bacterial detection, baseline seropositive titers for influenza B, or influenza vaccination in the previous season.