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Providers believe stressing fetal protection is most effective strategy against refusal.
The study utilized the Vaccine Safety Datalink and included children who received the first dose of a measles-containing vaccine between 12 and 23 months old during the study period of January 1, 2003 to September 20, 2015.
However, adjuvant recombinant subunit vaccine tied to more injection site adverse events.
Influenza Vaccines May Protect Against Lab-Confirmed Influenza-Linked Hospitalization During Pregnancy
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.
A second dose of Tdap, a reduced-antigen-content tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccine, 9 years after initial vaccination was well tolerated and immunogenic.
Prior-season vaccination is not associated with reduced vaccine effectiveness among children aged 2 to 17 years.
Health officers and immunization staff reported concerns including an increase in medical exemptions.
Research results indicated vaccination rates declined as clinic day progressed and that active choice intervention was linked with increased vaccinations.
While primary care physicians overwhelmingly recommend pneumococcal vaccines, there is a gap in their knowledge of how to implement related vaccine recommendations.
In-hospital postnatal education about infant pain management at vaccinations leads to more frequent use of pain relief interventions
Third Trimester Immunization With Tdap Vaccine Optimal for Pertussis Toxin Antibody Concentrations in Newborns
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy resulted in higher concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies in newborns.
The burden of childhood and infant pneumonia can be effectively reduced through the use of the pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine.
The approval of the expanded age range was based on data from a clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus recombinant vaccine) in 3253 women 27-45 years of age with a median duration of follow-up of 3.5 years post-dose 3.
14 million need to receive two doses of vaccine to reach goal of 80% vaccination by 2026.
Wide variations in influenza vaccine coverage have been noted across healthcare personnel based on occupation and worksite.
Active Choice Intervention Effective in Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates at Primary Care Practices
Influenza vaccination rates decline as the clinic day progresses.
Monovalent Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Safe and Effective for Neonates With Mothers Unvaccinated for Tdap
The monovalent acellular pertussis vaccine may be beneficial to neonates whose mothers did not receive Tdap vaccine during pregnancy.
From 2008 to 2015, both cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grades 2, 3 and adenocarcinoma in situ rates and cervical cancer screening declined in women age 18 to 24 years.
High population immunity is an indicator of the decline in serotype 2 Sabin vaccine poliovirus after serotype 2 oral poliovirus vaccine withdrawal.
No association was observed between prenatal vaccination of Tdap vaccination and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder risk in children.
All children age 6 months and older, including teens, advised to undergo annual immunization.
Specimens of the rapidly evolving virus are needed to develop vaccines and treatments.
Due to a gap in knowledge regarding serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) disease and vaccination, the majority of clinicians are not discussing MenB vaccines with their adolescent patients during routine visits.
In general, routine annual vaccination is recommended for all patients ≥6 months of age who have no contraindications.
A malaria transmission-blocking vaccine, Pfs25H-EPA in Alhydrogel®, was well tolerated and safe and induced significant blockage of parasite transmission, but this activity was only seen at peak titers after 4 vaccine doses.
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Researchers sought to identify parental predictors of HIV vaccination in low-income adolescent Hispanic girls.
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during pregnancy results in higher levels of antibodies early in infancy but lower levels after the primary vaccine series.
First to be vaccinated will be health workers, contacts of confirmed Ebola patients.
For adolescents and young adults, the co-administration of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine with incorporated tetanus toxoid with diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine is noninferior to isolated vaccination and does not compromise immunity.
A significant decline in rotavirus disease-associated hospitalization, emergency department visits, and physician office visits was demonstrated in children younger than 5 years following implementation of the rotavirus vaccine.
Women receiving the inactivated influenza vaccine demonstrated superior antibody response compared with those receiving the live attenuated influenza vaccine.
Less than a year following the initial direct-to-tumor vaccine injection, all treated tumors disappeared.
Vaccinated women and girls living with HIV may be at greater risk for HPV vaccine failure compared with women and girls without HIV.
Exemption from vaccination is common in Arizona school districts due to lack of trust in medical establishments.
Inverse association identified between NME rate and MMR vaccine coverage of kindergarteners.
The administration of PCV7 and PCV13 reduced the number of ambulatory visits for otitis media in pediatric patients.
Using state- and individual-level data from the 1995-2014 National Immunization Survey, the effect of a state's Universal Purchase adoption on vaccination rates was estimated.
Others have argued that dismissal is ethically problematic because it can deprive children of comprehensive pediatric care and undermine public health.
Adherence and completion to multidose vaccine schedules for hepatitis A, B, and A-B are low, thereby rendering vaccination ineffective.
From 2007 to 2015, the majority of initial hepatitis A, B, and A/B vaccinations were administered by primary care providers.
The 2017-2018 influenza season in the United States (October 1, 2017-May 19, 2018) was a high-severity season.
Systemic shift in glucose metabolism from oxidative phosphorylation to aerobic glycolysis.
The risk of intussusception within 1 to 7 days and 8 to 21 days after rotavirus vaccination was assessed in infants age 28 to 245 days.
Early vaccination of autologous hemopoietic stem-cell transplant (auto-HSCT) recipients during the peri-transplant period can be effective for the prevention of infections such as herpes zoster.
In a phase 3 clinical trial, early vaccination effectively prevented herpes zoster in auto-HSCT recipients.
Between October 20, 2017 and February 20, 2018, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) received 155 reports involving RZV, with 13 (8%) involving an administrative error.
The hexavalent DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine may not affect Hib vaccine efficacy.
The CDC recommends 2 doses of the MMR vaccine, which provides 97% protection against measles, prior to international travel.
Humoral response seen for 97.8% of HZ/su vaccine recipients vs 2% of placebo
High-certainty evidence for protection in adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 26 years
This updated Committee Opinion includes more recent data on the safety and efficacy of influenza vaccination during pregnancy, as well as recommendations for treatment and postexposure chemoprophylaxis.
TDF did not reduce mother-to-child HBV transmission in mothers taking hepatitis B Ig and HBV vaccine.
Clinicians using communication training and fact sheets to inform adolescents about HPV, significantly increased vaccination initiation and completion rates among their patients.
Increasing awareness of and access to newer HIV testing options such as free or reduced price on home and self-tests and couples HIV testing and counseling can facilitate increased levels of consistent testing among young, Black MSM, and transgender women.
The 2017 to 2018 influenza vaccine reduces the chance of getting the disease by about 33%, but is only 25% effective against H3N2, otherwise known as influenza A.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices updated its immunization recommendations for adults.
The updates contain new or revised ACIP recommendations for poliovirus, influenza, and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines, as well as a clarification of the recommendations for rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccines.
Herpes zoster subunit vaccine more effective, less expensive than live attenuated herpes zoster vaccine
The adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine is more effective and less expensive than the live attenuated herpes zoster vaccine at all ages.
Younger adults are more likely to have provider-ordered flu testing than older adults.
Intensive care and death were greatly prevented in patients who were annually vaccinated.
Inactivated and live attenuated flu vaccines can be safely administered to people with egg allergies.
A Minnesota-based hospital chain fires about 50 employees for refusal to receive the influenza vaccine.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Heplisav-B for the prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.
New virus mutations make antibody binding difficult as mismatches in vaccines and viruses emerge.
A pneumonia vaccine under development provides the most comprehensive coverage to date and alleviates antimicrobial concerns.
Infants aged 19-35 months had vaccination rates above 90%.
CDC voted for Shingrix over Zostavax as herpes zoster vaccine of choice
The AMA STEPS Forward module helps health care professionals save time by creating a team-based approach for an adult immunization program.
In the 1 to 10 days after flu vaccine administration, there was no increased risk for VTE.
Greater positive mood significantly predicted greater antibody responses to the influenza vaccination.
With a continuing resurgence in pertussis, efforts should focus on maximizing Tdap uptake among pregnant women.
The researchers found that 42% of the estimated 12 million ever-employed adults with current asthma had received a pneumococcal vaccine.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has released the guidelines for the 2017-2018 season.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that the first dose of the hepatitis B vaccine should be given within the first 24 hours of life.
Information about vaccines received during pregnancy could influence infant immunization.
The live attenuated vaccine was ineffective among children between 2 and 17 years of age during the 2015-2016 season.
Researchers found that in a cohort of pregnant women, receipt of influenza vaccine the previous year predicts higher baseline antibody titers and decreased peak antibody responses against all influenza strains.
Nearly 1 in 10 infants did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the World Health Organization.
Most measles cases in the United States are the result of international travel.
About half of patients accepted influenza vaccination for their child if the clinician used a presumptive vs participatory initiation format.
The investigators found that after 32 weeks, HIV remained suppressed in 91% percent of those taking the drugs orally, 94% of those receiving monthly injections, and 95% of patients receiving injections every two months.
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 data suggest that the vaccine may be reducing the prevalence of those infections by as high as 100%.
However, the HPV vaccine has the potential to reverse the epidemic and prevent thousands of cancers in the United States each year.
The ACIP has released the 2017 recommended immunization schedule for adults.
The schedule includes new or revised recommendations for several vaccines for children and adolescents.
Forty percent of people have reported receiving the flu vaccine thus far, including 37% of children.
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.
Researchers identify new risk factors for caries in young children.
Vaccines administered between 9 and 11 AM showed a significant increase in patients' antibody concentration