On May 5, the FDA limited authorized use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine to adults who either can't or won't receive one of the mRNA vaccines. ... The agency also recently scheduled COVID-19-related meetings of its Vaccines and
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
We have 8 studies that show "real world" effectiveness of 2 dose mRNA vaccine against Omicron. ... If you put in your zip code it gives information about vaccines near you.
For over 30 years a pneumococcal vaccine called Pneumovax 23 has been recommended for everyone 65 and over. ... The generic name for Pneumovax 23 is PPSV23, 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine.
the immunocompromised, and ACP videos worked to educate patients and increase vaccine uptake. ... In other COVID-19 vaccine research, a systematic review, published by The BMJ on March 2, analyzed the reduced efficacy of two doses of the vaccines in
The MMWR published the ACIP recommendations on use of herpes zoster vaccines on Jan. ... You could be left with a big loss on this vaccine if you do not plan ahead, because a lot of times the margin on vaccines in general is very close
ACP members can help combat misinformation about COVID-19 and other vaccines by sharing content through their social media platforms from ACP's new video series created in partnership with YouTube:
And then there are the vaccine champions. For many internists, such as Carlos del Rio, MD, FACP, spreading accurate information about COVID-19, public health mitigation measures, and eventually vaccines has ... Despite such efforts, some unvaccinated
The COVID-19 vaccines' protective effects against the delta and omicron variants were quantified by an analysis of 422,966 COVID-19 infections in Los Angeles County, published by MMWR on
In addition to promoting the use of vaccines, he reminded physicians about some common errors in administration. ... Administering the vaccine every five years, as some providers mistakenly do, may actually be harmful.