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.
Rate of completion lower for 7-vaccine series by 19 months and 36 months of age.
Odds of MS lower in participants with vaccination, especially for influenza, tick-borne illness.
Educational videos produced the highest rate of acceptability and knowledge.
Investigators aimed to evaluate the effect of age on high-dose vs standard-dose relative vaccine effectiveness in Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥65 years.
Exposure to pH1N1 influenza vaccine in utero not linked to most pediatric health outcomes.
Prevalence of HPV 16 and 18 decreased; anogenital wart diagnoses down in girls, women, boys, men.
Although the percentage of up-to-date vaccinations among incoming kindergarteners increased after implementation of the 2016 senate bill, which eliminated nonmedical immunization exemptions, evidence for a replacement effect was found.
However, most pertussis cases occur among vaccinated children further away from last DTaP dose.
At the same time, there was a sharp increase in medical exemptions in a few California counties.
Current policies will not eliminate measles or prevent future resurgence in seven high-income countries.