A vaccine against Zika virus, once available and effectively deployed, may substantially reduce prenatal infections.
The morphology of the lesions included erythematous papules, pseudovesicles, and plaques, with associated pain in 2 and pruritus in 3 patients; systemic symptoms ranged from none to low‐grade fevers, upper respiratory symptoms, and joint pain.
Among children there was an increased risk for acute respiratory illness caused by noninfluenza respiratory pathogens following influenza vaccination compared to unvaccinated children during the same period.
A Zika virus vaccine shown to be of moderate to high efficacy in eliminating prenatal infections provides 90% coverage.
Although substantial emphasis is placed on vaccinations in considering how to limit the spread of influenza, simple hygienic methods have been found to be the most effective and should be more widely supported.
The HR-HPV types covered by the nonavalent HPV vaccine had similar clearance rates to HR-HPV types not included, and women infected with multiple anogenital HR-HPV types had lower rates of clearance than women infected with only 1 type.
Compared with the general population, children with autism spectrum disorder and their younger siblings are undervaccinated.
Study evaluated the immunogenicity and safety of 1 and 2 doses of the quadrivalent meningococcal serogroups A, C, W, Y tetanus toxoid-conjugate vaccine in individuals with functional or anatomic asplenia.
From January to March 2017, the researchers distributed a cross-sectional online survey to all physicians in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation at NYULH, across 5 different practice settings. A total of 138 (out of 530) responded (26%).
The potential role of vaccinations in combatting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is currently undervalued. The distribution and development of new vaccines should be priorities in efforts to address the AMR crisis.
Researchers reviewed clinical trial data to evaluate the efficacy of herpes zoster subunit vaccine in preventing complications, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Researchers compared the safety and immunogenicity of the quadrivalent, recombinant influenza vaccine vs the inactivated influenza vaccine in children and adolescents 6 to 17 years of age.
The quadrivalent recombinant influenza vaccine was noninferior when compared with the quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine for immunogenicity.
Higher serum bactericidal activity following immunization with PRP-CRM197 reflected superior short-term and long-term seroprotective effects compared with immunization with PRP-T.
Researchers found that oral cholera vaccine efficacy was statistically significantly higher when administered to children 5 and older compared with children younger than 5, a difference that had been suspected but not conclusively demonstrated in previous trials.
A meta-analysis sought to determine the effect of influenza vaccination on cardiac-related mortality in patients with heart failure.
Rotavirus vaccines are effective in reducing rates of acute gastroenteritis and rotavirus hospitalizations among low birth weight and very low birth weight children.
Vaccine-derived immune protection against mumps wanes on average 27 years after vaccination.
Lawyers make things complicated — including policies requiring mandatory influenza vaccinations for healthcare workers.
Adolescent consent may help minimize delays in vaccination and reduce the overall incidence of cervical, oropharyngeal, and anal cancers.
Findings confirm that cardiovascular complications related to commonly-administered, live viral vaccination are rare in adults.
A bundled intervention including communication skills training and performance feedback may improve human papillomavirus vaccination.
The use of fractional doses of yellow fever vaccine could reduce the amount of yellow fever vaccine for reactive campaigns and provide flexibility in management of global stockpile of yellow fever vaccine when outbreaks occur.
Treatment with statin medications around the time of influenza vaccination does not significantly affect influenza risk in older adults.
Infantile immunization rates were higher among children whose caregivers received compliance-linked incentives when compared to those who received only mobile phone reminders and those who received no intervention.
Measles vaccination, administered in the recommended sequence, is associated with improved child survival and may have contribute to the achievement of Millennium Development Goal 4.
The estimated cumulative vaccine antigen exposure through age 23 months does not differ significantly for children with vs those without hospital visits for infectious diseases not targeted by vaccines from age 24 to 47 months.
For adolescents, a health care professional HPV vaccine communication intervention is associated with improved HPV vaccine series initiation and completion.
In protecting senior Veterans Health Administration patients against influenza- or pneumonia-associated hospitalization, high-dose influenza vaccine was more effective than standard-dose vaccine.
Maternal receipt of influenza and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and Tdap vaccines is not associated with infant hospitalization or death.
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