immunization

Pharmacies Prepare for Back to School
Pharmacies Prepare for Back to SchoolPharmacists are the source of education for students and parents.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?Is your immunization knowledge up-to-date?
CDC: Most children don’t get full benefit of flu vaccineMost children are not being adequately vaccinated against influenza, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which also just published a new report demonstrating the efficacy of the vaccine in reducing influenza-related deaths in children.
Bacteremia in infants: Time for a new approach?Bacteremia is now a rare event in previously healthy children aged 3 to 36 months because of the introduction of routine immunization with the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV).
New Recommendation Drops the Number of HPV Shots for Children from Three to TwoRecommended number of HPV injections for kids under 14 drops to two.
The real ROI of immunizationsVaccinating my patients almost killed my practice last year. I
Choice of needle size when vaccinating childrenAmong concerns with administering these multiple and frequent immunizations in young children are the potential pain and adverse effects associated with injections. Along with inducing pain in some children, the early negative experience of needle-related procedures can interfere with adherence to immunization schedules and create long-lasting effects of anxiety and stress around needle-related procedures that remain into adulthood.
Time for renewed dialog on vaccinesWill the Trump administration promote vaccine hesitancy or create policies that are less than vaccine friendly? Or will his doubts about vaccines encourage hesitancy?
Top vaccination errors—and how to avoid them
Improvement in adult vaccination rates still neededRacial and ethnic disparities exist when it comes to the five vaccines routinely recommended for adults, a new study finds.