Influenza Vaccines May Protect Against Lab-Confirmed Influenza-Linked Hospitalization During PregnancyNovember 07, 2018
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.
All children age 6 months and older, including teens, advised to undergo annual immunization.
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Immunization with Tdap vaccine during pregnancy results in higher levels of antibodies early in infancy but lower levels after the primary vaccine series.
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.
Humoral response seen for 97.8% of HZ/su vaccine recipients vs 2% of placebo
Study finds flu shots are less effective for obese adults compared to healthy weight individuals.
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 schedule includes new or revised recommendations for several vaccines for children and adolescents.