With many Americans awaiting to be vaccinated, while others indicating they are unlikely to get the jab, we spoke with 2 experts for their perspectives regarding this controversial topic.
Tdap exposure is linked to a reduced risk for upper respiratory, gastrointestinal infections in children up to 6 years of age.
These 2 randomized, partly-masked studies aimed to address the emergence and spread of circulating vaccine-derived type 2 polioviruses and vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis from Sabin monovalent OPV2.
Experts including AANP President Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, discuss ways to increase childhood immunization uptake and catch-up vaccines.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
The 2020-21 flu season was historically low because of mitigating strategies applied to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The 2021 updates to the child and adolescent immunization schedule are designed to make immunization easier for parents and health care providers.
Researchers evaluated the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnant and lactating women compared with women who were not pregnant and those who were naturally infected with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy.
Infectious diseases expert Joshua Barocas, MD, discusses how the next few months could unfold with COVID-19 variants and vaccine approvals.
A single Pfizer-BioNTech dose given to people previously infected with COVID-19 offers the same benefit as 2 doses in noninfected people.
There have been significant declines in vaccine-type HPV infections among both vaccinated and unvaccinated adolescent girls and young adult women.
Study authors studied respiratory samples and sera for SARS-CoV-2 in 3 deeply immunocompromised patients.
Trisha Wendling, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, presents guidance on how to approach a reported allergy to penicillin in the pediatric population.
Two-thirds of US adults have received or intend to receive an influenza vaccination this flu season, according to a survey released by UGA.
An emerging body of research highlights plant-based vaccine manufacturing as a potential solution to risks posed by traditional egg-based manufacturing.
The phenotype characteristics that best describe children flaring during pollen season were investigated.
Study authors evaluated influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness to identify characteristics associated with being at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.
Nursing experts discuss strategies to reduce vaccine hesitancy and access barriers in Black, Hispanic, Orthodox Jewish, and other underserved communities.
The ACIP emphasizes the importance of routine vaccinations during the pandemic to prevent diseases.
New data about Pfizer COVID-19 efficacy after the first dose suggests high efficacy, raising questions about potential alternative dosing schedules.