Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by Vaccines March 22, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom Over 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 Promise March 22, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom A pill-like device that pumps vaccine into the mouth may make syringes obsolete. Time for renewed dialog on vaccines January 01, 2017 By Kathryn Foxhall Will the Trump administration promote vaccine hesitancy or create policies that are less than vaccine friendly? Or will his doubts about vaccines encourage hesitancy? Human trials of Zika vaccine underway November 30, 2016 By Christine Blank The Army has made significant progress on the Zika vaccine in just 10 months. Details here. HIV vaccine could be nail in coffin for disease November 30, 2016 By Christine Blank A clinical study, recently begun in South Africa, is testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection. Don't overlook vaccines in value-based benefit design September 14, 2016 By Tracey Walker A new study highlights why vaccination costs should be a top consideration when evaluating benefit offerings. Pharmacists help to combat meningococcal disease September 09, 2016 By Christine Blank As 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. Tdap booster in teens less effective after initial acellular vaccine series An analysis of data on the incidence of pertussis shows that although acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine had a positive impact among adolescents in the 4 years after it was introduced in 2005, in 2010 pertussis incidence in this age group began to increase more rapidly than it did in all other age groups. HPV vaccine rates, race, and income Geographic factors predict likelihood of HPV vaccine initiation rates, a study finds.