Oprah Winfrey’s message is clear: the flu and pneumonia vaccines are important.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is a part of the National Institute of Health, has developed the Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers (CIVICs) program.
The NFID released data that revealed only 52% of adults in the country plan to get vaccinated against the flu this season.
The FDA approved Jynneos (Bavarian Nordic) as the first live, nonreplicating vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox.
Misinformation associated with the antivaccination movement has been a driving force contributing to the increase in vaccine preventable diseases, especially amidst the global measles outbreak.
David Pope, PharmD, CDE, chief innovation officer at OmniSYS, and John King, CEO of Omnisys, discuss how they use data to identify companion vaccines at the point-of-care.
Jim Kirby, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, and senior director of pharmacy services for The Kroger Co., discusses why preventive care services are necessary in pharmacy practice.
The antivaccination movement has been a driving force in the global measles outbreaks, and dissemination of inaccurate information has contributed to the growing problem.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and pharmacists can play a key role in ensuring that this age group remains fully vaccinated against preventable diseases that may impact their lives.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. While much attention is paid to children and older adults, vaccinations specific to early adulthood often get overlooked.
Continuing education to improving adult pneumococcal immunization rates.
A recent study suggests that vaccination rates in some Texas schools are low enough to allow for large measles outbreaks, but limiting vaccine exemptions could decrease this risk. Vaccine exemptions, which allow unvaccinated children to attend school, have increased by a factor of 28 since 2003 in Texas.