College students with a history of waived vaccinations often refuse to receive updated immunizations, according to a new report.
A third dose of the mumps vaccine for everyone—not just those in outbreak areas—may help combat a resurgence of the virus, according to a new report.
A popular claim in the antivaccination movement that too many vaccines can set children up for poor immunity overall has been refuted in a new study.
A change in the H1N1 component may have solved efficacy problems from prior formulations of the intranasal vaccine.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a case control study published in Pediatrics that looked at whether associations existed between mother receiving influenza and/or Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccinations during pregnancy and infant hospitalization or death occurring in the first 6 months of life.
There are some notable revisions in 2018 to recommendations concerning hepatitis B vaccination for newborns and a third dose of mumps-containing vaccines, among others.
Fear of needles may play a larger role than clinicians think in vaccine compliance, both in the childhood years and beyond.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a practice update published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology regarding egg allergies and administration of the influenza vaccine.
A new study reviewing whether drinking water before vaccination could help dispel feelings of postvaccination dizziness found instead that anxiety before the shot may be a bigger factor.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is reporting that despite the lack of an intranasal option, there has been no substantial decline in flu vaccination among children.