Researchers highlighted the need for rapid investigations of vaccine safety concerns to use robust epidemiologic methods to maintain public and professional confidence in vaccination programs.
Number of religious exemptions increased after personal belief exemption eliminated in Vermont.
Study shows that in-hospital influenza vaccination may lower costs, risk for readmission or death.
2.8 percent of kindergartners were not up to date with MMR vaccination and did not have exemption.
Uninsured children, those insured by Medicaid had lower coverage than those with private insurance.
Influenza A(H3) predominating in many regions in Southern Hemisphere; influenza activity low in US.
Influenza and whooping cough remain a major source of hospitalizations among pregnant women, infants.
Vaccine knowledge and anticipated rates of vaccination even lower for pneumococcal disease.
Researchers sought to identify whether proximity to a measles outbreak and trust in government medical organizations influence an individual’s attitudes regarding vaccination.
Researchers sought to compare the effectiveness and cost-savings of the recombinant subunit zoster vaccine with that of the live attenuated zoster vaccine in individuals aged ≥50 years.
Serotype-specific IgG responses to the pneumococcal vaccine Pneumovax®23 were greater in patients with subnormal IgG1 than subnormal IgG3.
Social media sites aim to counter the spread of antivaccination misinformation.
Preterm infants are undervaccinated at 19 and 36 months when compared with infants born at term or postterm.
Four European countries have lost their status as having eliminated measles.
This study shows that full EV-A71 vaccination was effective in preventing EV-A71-associated hand, foot, and mouth disease in children, and partial vaccination may also provide protective effects, especially in older children.
MS patients advised to follow all local vaccine standards except in case of specific contraindications.
Many parents unaware of policies for unvaccinated children in their child’s primary care office.
In conjunction with its release of the adult guidelines earlier this year, the ACIP earlier this year has issued an annual update on pediatric immunization schedules.
For adults aged 27 to 45 years, vaccination may be beneficial for some who are inadequately vaccinated.
In light of Immunization Awareness Month, the American College of Physicians has issued a press statement to remind adults of the importance of staying up to date on all recommended vaccinations.