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Study Finds Reoccurrence of Adverse Events After Immunization is Relatively LowAdverse events after vaccinations don’t usually recur after reimmunizations.
Babies Should Receive HepB Vaccine Immediately After BirthFirst dose of HepB vaccine should be given in the first 24 hours to prevent infection.
Study Finds Parents of Teens Don't Know Vaccination SchedulesParents of teenagers are often unaware that their teen children have not had all the vaccinations they need.
Small Drops in Vaccination Rates Could Cause Big Increases in Health-Care CostsA 5% drop in MMR vaccine use could lead to as much as $4.1 million in health-care costs.
New Health-Care Bills Could Mean Big Cuts to Immunization FundingHealth-care plans in the Senate include repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
New Study Shows Pharmacists-Involvement Can Dramatically Improve Vaccination RatesWhen pharmacists know a patients’ vaccination histories, vaccination rates go up.
Physicians Voice Concerns on Texas Law that Restricts Immunizations for Foster Children A new law would limit emergency immunization for children entering foster care system in Texas.
Granting Exclusive License for Zika Vaccine Is Causing ConcernThe U.S. Army wants to grant an exclusive license for a Zika vaccine, but there are worries that exclusivity would lead to a high price.
New Map Highlights Children's Vaccine Rates, Disease Outbreaks by StateInteractive national map shows vaccine rates and epidemic data.
CDC Anticipates Yellow Fever Vaccine ShortageWill there be enough yellow fever vaccine if Brazil’s epidemic spreads?