Maternal coverage with tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) and influenza vaccinations between 2010 and 2017 remained suboptimal among large, geographically diverse cohorts in the United States. This is according to data published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. The data for this retrospective cohort study were extracted from the MarketScan…
Data published in JAMA Network Open suggest that the tools for the collection and rapid visualization of hand hygiene adherence data are viable in low-resource settings.
Serotype-specific IgG responses to the pneumococcal vaccine Pneumovax®23 were greater in patients with subnormal IgG1 than subnormal IgG3.
Vaccination rates in some Texas schools are currently low enough to allow for large measles outbreaks.
Educational pop-up windows will now appear on Facebook and Instagram when people search for vaccine-related content.
No new measles cases have been reported in the city since mid-July
898 confirmed, probable mumps cases reported in adult migrants detained in 57 facilities
Endovascular listeriosis, an infection with Listeria monocytogenes that manifests mainly as vascular infection and endocarditis, occurred mostly in older patients with vascular or cardiac valve prosthetic devices and those with comorbidities.
Ninety-two percent of HPV-related cancers are attributable to HPV types targeted by the 9-valent HPV vaccine.
Coverage with the HPV vaccine increased among boys from 2017 to 2018.
Some cities in Texas are susceptible to measles outbreaks.
Up to 47.5 percent of patients withhold potentially life-threatening issues from their physicians, including depression, suicidal feelings, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
Catch-up HPV vaccinations are recommended for all persons through age 26 years and should be considered for some persons aged 27 to 45 years.
An Israeli flight attendant and mother of three who contracted measles earlier this year die.
Only 29% of 2016 survey respondents reported that they strongly agreed that the burden of herpes zoster in patients aged 50 to 59 years old is sufficient to make a vaccine important.
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.
Evidence shows that vaccination is not associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis within the next five years.
One dose compared with two or three doses in preventing cervical precancer in high-coverage settings
Bacterial meningitis in patients with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage has a high recurrence rate but a generally favorable outcome, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. CSF leakage is a risk factor for bacterial meningitis. Anatomic defects of the skull caused by congenital abnormalities that allow contiguous spread of infection from ear and…
Initiation of therapy with SGLT-2 inhibitors for T2D mellitus is not associated with an increased risk for UTI events compared with initiation of other second-line antidiabetic medications.