Vaccination and Immunization Resource Center

Human trials of Zika vaccine underwayThe Army has made significant progress on the Zika vaccine in just 10 months. Details here.
HIV vaccine could be nail in coffin for diseaseA clinical study, recently begun in South Africa, is testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection.
Alzheimer’s vaccine targets early and later disease stagesA new vaccine against Alzheimer’s targets two proteins involved in the development of the disease in hopes to offer both early and late protection.
Researchers zero in on a cure for the common coldScientists at Emory University have developed a vaccine they say may work well in preventing infection with rhinovirus—the top cause of the common cold.
How community pharmacies are affecting flu vaccine ratesThe U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
Eligible infants not getting rotavirus vaccineResearchers found that estimated coverage for RV at 19 to 35 months of age lags behind the other vaccines recommended at ages two, four, and six.
Pharmacists’ role in administering vaccinations on the increaseThe number of pharmacists providing vaccinations – both in the U.S. and around the world – is growing significantly.
Pharmacists help to combat meningococcal diseaseAs bacterial meningitis spikes in certain regions of the U.S. and with more schools recommending vaccination, some pharmacy chains are helping to combat the disease.
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Has HPV vaccine coverage stalled?
Has HPV vaccine coverage stalled?Despite significant annual increases in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage among adolescent girls during the period 2007 to 2011, coverage with at least 1 dose of the vaccine leveled off from 2011 to 2012 at about 53%, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.