Vaccine

Statins Increase Risk for Medically Attended Acute Respiratory Illness

Statins Increase Risk for Medically Attended Acute Respiratory Illness

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Elderly patients who have been inoculated with the influenza vaccine and who also use a statin are at a greater risk for medically attended acute respiratory illness.

Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year

Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year

Just over three-quarters of health care personnel received a flu vaccine last season.

Novel Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Shows Tolerability, Safety, and High Immune Response

Novel Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Shows Tolerability, Safety, and High Immune Response

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NasoVAX, an adenovirus-based intranasal flu vaccine, shows tolerability, safety, and higher cellular immune response compared to an injectable vaccine.

Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates

Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates

An active choice intervention is associated with an increase in influenza vaccination rates.

Dengue Vaccine Presents Solutions and Backlash in Dengue-Endemic Regions

Dengue Vaccine Presents Solutions and Backlash in Dengue-Endemic Regions

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The principles of "trolleyology" can be used to understand hesitancy among certain individuals to vaccinate against the Dengue virus.

Obesity May Increase Duration of Influenza A Virus Shedding in Adults

Obesity May Increase Duration of Influenza A Virus Shedding in Adults

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Obesity may play an important role in influenza transmission, highlighting the importance of working toward controlling and preventing the obesity epidemic.

Novel Malaria Vaccine Shows Activity Only at Peak Titers

Novel Malaria Vaccine Shows Activity Only at Peak Titers

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A malaria transmission-blocking vaccine, Pfs25H-EPA in Alhydrogel®, was well tolerated and safe and induced significant blockage of parasite transmission, but this activity was only seen at peak titers after 4 vaccine doses.

Safety and Immunogenicity of Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Candidate MJ8VAX

Safety and Immunogenicity of Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Candidate MJ8VAX

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Intramuscular administration of a novel group A streptococcus vaccine candidate (MJ8VAX) was demonstrated to be safe and immunogenic.

No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination

No Higher Risk of Autoimmune Disorders After HPV4 Vaccination

Following quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV4) vaccination, girls age 12 to 17 years do not have increased risk of autoimmune disorders.

Predictors of Influenza Vaccine Acceptance in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Predictors of Influenza Vaccine Acceptance in Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

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A direct recommendation from physicians had the greatest effect on patients' positive vaccination status.

Universal Purchase Programs in the United States May Not Effectively Increase Vaccination Rates

Universal Purchase Programs in the United States May Not Effectively Increase Vaccination Rates

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Using state- and individual-level data from the 1995-2014 National Immunization Survey, the effect of a state's Universal Purchase adoption on vaccination rates was estimated.

BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

BCG Vaccine Tied to Reduced Hyperglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes

The Bacillus Calmette Guérin vaccine is associated with a reduction in hyperglycemia among patients with type 1 diabetes with long-term disease.

No Association Between Rotavirus Vaccination and Intussusception in New Study

No Association Between Rotavirus Vaccination and Intussusception in New Study

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The risk of intussusception within 1 to 7 days and 8 to 21 days after rotavirus vaccination was assessed in infants age 28 to 245 days.

Is Current Hib Vaccine Effectiveness Decreasing in Children?

Is Current Hib Vaccine Effectiveness Decreasing in Children?

The hexavalent DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine may not affect Hib vaccine efficacy.

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