Vaccinations

Efficacy of M72/AS01E Tuberculosis Vaccine in Phase 2b Controlled Trials

Efficacy of M72/AS01E Tuberculosis Vaccine in Phase 2b Controlled Trials

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The M72/AS01E tuberculosis vaccine provided 54.0% protection for M tuberculosis-infected adults against active pulmonary tuberculosis disease.

Neonatal Antibody Concentration After Third Trimester Tdap Vaccination

Neonatal Antibody Concentration After Third Trimester Tdap Vaccination

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Immunization of mothers during the 3rd trimester with Tdap vaccine linked with higher neonatal concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies compared with no immunization.

Update on the Ethics of Mandating HPV Vaccination

Update on the Ethics of Mandating HPV Vaccination

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Following diagnosis, 66.2% of women with the disease survive 5 or more years.1 HPV causes the majority of cervical cancer cases.

Rates of High-Dose Influenza Vaccination Low Among Dialysis Patients

Rates of High-Dose Influenza Vaccination Low Among Dialysis Patients

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The use of high-dose influenza vaccines was low among patients with end-stage renal disease, who may not benefit from standard influenza vaccines.

CDC Updates Recommendations for Hepatitis A Vaccination for International Travel

CDC Updates Recommendations for Hepatitis A Vaccination for International Travel

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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Hepatitis Vaccines Work Group updated recommendations for the use of hepatitis A vaccine for PEP and PrEP.

Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions

Health Officers Express Concerns About Vaccine Exemptions

With new California law eliminating nonmedical exemptions, rise in medical exemptions reported.

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Hospitalization in Dialysis Patients

Significant reduction seen in hospitalization with receipt of high-dose versus standard-dose vaccine.

Afluria, Afluria Quadrivalent Approved for Use in Patients 6 Months and Older

Afluria, Afluria Quadrivalent Approved for Use in Patients 6 Months and Older

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The vaccines are indicated for active immunization against influenza disease caused by virus subtypes A and type B present in the vaccine.

Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations

Postnatal Education Increases Pain Relief Use at Vaccinations

Moms given info about infant pain management more likely to breastfeed, give sucrose, and anesthestics.

Improving Rates of Combination Pneumococcal Vaccination in Patients With SLE

Improving Rates of Combination Pneumococcal Vaccination in Patients With SLE

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Pneumococcal vaccination rates in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus improved significantly after the implementation of a multifaceted intervention at a rheumatology practice.

High Population Immunity Aids in Global Elimination of Sabin-2 Poliovirus

High Population Immunity Aids in Global Elimination of Sabin-2 Poliovirus

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High population immunity is an indicator of the decline in serotype 2 Sabin vaccine poliovirus after serotype 2 oral poliovirus vaccine withdrawal.

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