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Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by VaccinesOver 55 years, 450,000 people stayed alive and 200 million people stayed well in the United States because of vaccines.
Early Studies of Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery System Show PromiseA pill-like device that pumps vaccine into the mouth may make syringes obsolete.
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.
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.
Is the U.S. making progress on a Zika vaccine?Already, HHS has awarded around $433 million for Zika response and preparedness activities. In addition, the new Senate and House budget, passed in late September, contained $1.1 billion in Zika funding.
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.
Top vaccination errors—and how to avoid them