Updates to ACIP adult vaccination schedule include language on shared clinical decision making.
Work group will address issues of which flu vaccine options may be best for seniors.
Updated language allows use of either Tdap or Td for pertussis booster, prophylaxis, and catch-up immunization, according to ACIP recommendations...
Even the current modestly effective flu vaccines have significant benefit, protecting U.S. populations from serious disease and death.
The MMR vaccination rate fell just short of the recommended 95% vaccination rate threshold.
Infants born following in utero Zika virus exposure can appear normal at birth but have neurodevelopmental problems later.
A single-center, randomized study showed 8 g/day valacyclovir safely reduced CMV passage from mothers to their fetuses.
Use of statins was associated with increased risk of SSTIs at an average of 91, 182, and 365 days.
News from the FDA/CDC
A(H3N2) was predominant, but it’s too early for CDC to make predictions for the fall and winter.
Older patients with COPD need more effective influenza vaccines and other preventive strategies.