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Flu, light, and the truth

Most vaccines provide protection over an extended period of time. The flu vaccine is unique because the influenza germ itself is unique. ... In contrast, the most dangerous flu vaccine in history, the notorious swine flu debacle of 1976, when there were
July 2020

Get your flu shot

It must be time for flu shots. This season's influenza vaccine has shipped from manufacturers. ... Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention page).
July 2020

Working while sick

The paper tells us that hospitals can't just mandate influenza vaccine for their workers and think that they have done their job. ... Of note, the rate of vaccination in the survey participants was 45%, and vaccine effectiveness that season was only 19%.
July 2020

Keep up with vaccine recommendations

PCV13's dosing schedule is complex, said Dr. Poland, who helped to author a summary of the newest vaccines along with updated recommendations published earlier this year in Vaccine. ... Dr. Schaffner's recommendation for those vaccines is to write a
September 2013

Good news, bad news

The bad news is that, even though rheumatologic patients are often at a higher risk of developing zoster infections, immunosuppressive therapies can prevent them from getting the vaccine. ... According to CDC recommendations, the zoster vaccine should be
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration. The quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine is most effective against cervical dysplasia when given to girls before they become ... Researchers looked at more than
July 2020

Health workers, public may refuse H1N1 vaccines

Participants were very concerned that in a pandemic, a vaccine would be brought to market without sufficient testing for safety," researchers wrote. ... And what would be the implications of getting the vaccine.". Meanwhile, a panel of U.S.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Vaccines' link to autism like un-ringing a bell

QD: News Every Day--Vaccines' link to autism like un-ringing a bell. ... The poll also found that 86% of parents who have doubts about the vaccine said that their children were fully vaccinated, compared to 98% of parents who believe vaccines are safe,
July 2020

Getting religion about vaccines

Getting religion about vaccines. As the current measles epidemic continues unabated, many are looking for explanations. ... Yet the fact that many states and other entities allow religious exemptions might suggest that most religions object to vaccines.
July 2020

Raising vaccine rates requires some selling

Vaccines have been at the forefront of everyone's mind in recent months, with the emergence of COVID-19 and the search for a vaccine to fight it. ... One perennial challenge is figuring out what vaccines the patient got previously, Dr.
June 2020

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