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New ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule recommends changes to herpes zoster, pneumococcal, hepatitis B vaccines
The guidelines from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) also include information on COVID-19 vaccines, stressing that it is safe to co-administer them with other vaccines.
22 Feb 2022
General internists crucial to raising adult immunization rates
The single most important factor in promoting adult immunization is strong advocacy from a physician, and the recommendation of a general internist is a vital factor in whether patients receive needed vaccines.
1 Oct 2015
ACP marks National Immunization Awareness Month with resources to encourage adult immunization
New adult immunization resources from ACP include a brief video series with insights on communicating about vaccines, a prerecorded webinar about adult vaccine recommendations, and information for patients.
24 Aug 2021
New adult immunization video series now available from ACP
The series, featuring Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP, provides a comprehensive review of the 2021 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' adult immunization recommendations, including new information on COVID-19 vaccines.
6 Apr 2021
Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 May 2021
ACP provides resources to improve adult immunization rates
ACP's new adult immunization resource hub includes the latest vaccine recommendations, a practice assessment survey, patient education resources, and more.
8 Jan 2019
Immunization is everyone's issue
ACP convened an Advisory Group to discuss barriers to adult immunization, with the goal of identifying potential ways for ACP to address them on a population health level.
1 Oct 2019
New ACIP adult immunization schedule changes flu, hepatitis A and B vaccination advice
Among other updates from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, any licensed influenza vaccine that is appropriate for the age and health status of the patient may be used.
5 Feb 2019
ACP reminds adults to get their influenza vaccination
National Influenza Vaccination Week 2022 is Dec. 5 to 9.
6 Dec 2022
Adult immunization rates fall far short of goals
The CDC's Healthy People 2010 campaign aimed to have 60% of high-risk patients under 65 vaccinated against pneumonia and influenza. Actual immunization rates may be half of that. The president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases describes the barriers and the solutions.
1 Apr 2011