Minor changes in wording and design to child and adolescent ACIP vaccination schedule match updates to adult schedule.
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.
A 2018-2019 commercial flu vaccine made mostly by egg-free cell culture performed as well immunologically as standard vaccine.
The MMR vaccination rate fell just short of the recommended 95% vaccination rate threshold.
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.
About two-thirds of pregnant women did not receive both the influenza and Tdap vaccines during pregnancy, but strong provider recommendations can...