Vaccines for the 2010-2011 influenza season in the United States, which contain three strains: A/California/7/09 (H1N1)-like virus (pandemic [H1N1] 2009 influenza virus), A/Perth /16/2009
Which was, by the way, the original "vaccine," and the reason for the name. ... Perhaps a more legitimate roadblock is doubt about the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.
QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine may prevent throat cancer, but no trial will happen. ... But the focus of the HPV vaccine will remain on preventing genital warts and cervical cancer.
For many health care organizations and infectious disease specialists, the reasons for mandating the yearly vaccine are compelling. ... Employees also question why they are being required to get a vaccine that is not 100% effective.
However, the shingles vaccine is also effective in healthy adults ages 50-59. ... Here are some common questions that patients ask me about the shingles vaccine.
vaccines. But state health commissioner Richard F. Daines, FACP, told Gannett News Service, "This isn't the time to pump air into a completely deflated argument about vaccine safety.".
Flu prevention. Consumer Reports says only a third of Americans plan to get the H1N1 vaccine. ... They're worried about risks from the vaccine itself, or they're not confident of its efficacy.
A recall of one lot of Recombivax HB hepatitis B vaccine adult formulation by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp due to the potential for a limited number of cracked vials.
A recall of one lot (F73652) of Prevnar 13 pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine 0.5-mL pre-filled syringes because the lot was formulated and filled with expired serotype 3
Add to that some beautiful but idiotic celebrities who stoke fear about vaccine safety and a fraudulent study linking vaccines to autism and the result is a small but growing cadre ... Vaccine-preventable diseases are making a comeback because we're