The variety of measles and rubella viral genotypes are on declining worldwide.
Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for hospitalization and mortality because of pneumococcal infection; however, uptake of vaccination remains suboptimal.
Implementation of the rotavirus vaccination program has significantly reduced the prevalence of rotavirus disease and altered its seasonal patterns in the United States.
A rabies warning was issued for Walt Disney World Resort and the surrounding area after a rabid cat scratched two employees.
Since vaccines against HPV were made available in Europe in 2006, they have been highly effective in preventing infection and disease by the vaccine types.
Two novel monovalent oral type-2 poliovirus vaccine candidates were found to be safe and immunogenic in adults.
There were just over a dozen measles cases reported last week in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
A Florida woman died late last week from flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg while walking along the coast.
The anti-vaccination movement is now a global crisis, an international panel of scientists say, and everyone must do more to combat it.
The prevalence of infective endocarditis is about 26 percent among patients with Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia.
Just under half of US adults have some doubts about vaccine safety.
The PCV-13 demonstrated an association with the detection of low-density colonization and resulted in vaccine efficacy against colonization acquisition.
The risk for 28-day mortality or prolonged hospitalization can be estimated between 72 and 96 hours after detecting a Gram-negative bloodstream infection, using early clinical failure criteria.
A number of upward epidemiologic trends and associated risk factors for mortality seen in patients with diabetes.
Different infection types, especially UTI, are associated with subsequent acute ischemic stroke.
Cases in 2019 now highest since 1992 and since the disease was declared eliminated in the U.S.
To achieve global polio eradication, countries must improve emergency action strategies in order to vaccinate and access all populations and children, according to an update published in Morbidity and Mortality Week Report. Since its inception in 1988, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, the transmission of wild poliovirus has been interrupted in all countries except Pakistan, Nigeria,…
For children with a normal urinary tract, probiotics were more effective than placebo at reducing the risk for UTI after the first episode of a febrile UTI.
Although the percentage of up-to-date vaccinations among incoming kindergarteners increased after implementation of the 2016 senate bill, which eliminated nonmedical immunization exemptions, evidence for a replacement effect was found.
Factors contributing to reduced uptake of MenACWY were receipt of fewer non-MenACWY vaccines, reduced preventive care visits, and visits to nonpediatric providers.