Search results for "Vaccination"
Home-based HPV screening appears cost-effective, study finds
In an economic evaluation of 19,851 female participants from a randomized clinical trial, incremental cost-effectiveness ratios for increased uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) screening ranged from $86 to $146 per additional screening completed.
28 Mar 2023
More clarity on myocarditis with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
The classic presentation for COVID-19 vaccine-associated myocarditis is chest pain one to seven days after vaccination, with a median time of three days after vaccination, particularly after the second dose.
1 Feb 2023
CDC and FDA weigh in on safety of bivalent vaccine; research examines COVID-19 sequelae, omicron variants
The CDC and FDA said an observed association of ischemic stroke with the Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent booster is very unlikely to represent a true clinical risk. New studies reported on symptoms a year after mild COVID-19 and estimated protection against the omicron variants.
24 Jan 2023
Prepare for next pandemic by training leaders
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the prospect of others, public health and medical groups are developing training initiatives to increase the numbers of infectious disease and public health specialists across the country.
1 Mar 2023
Latest ACIP immunization schedule updates guidance on COVID-19, pneumococcal vaccines
The annual immunization schedule consolidates and summarizes updates to the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
14 Feb 2023
ACP reminds adults to get their influenza vaccination
National Influenza Vaccination Week 2022 is Dec. 5 to 9.
6 Dec 2022
Busting COVID-19 vaccination myths
Misinformation and disinformation campaigns have contributed to the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. Internists can effectively counter this and encourage vaccinations.
1 Nov 2021
CDC calls for all U.S. adults to be screened for hepatitis B
All adults should undergo triple-panel screening at least once in their lives, and screening should be repeated during the first trimester of every pregnancy, the CDC said.
14 Mar 2023
Details on recently authorized COVID-19 vaccine
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2022
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