Vaccination

Flu jab shortage sees 1.3m fewer over-65s vaccinated than last year as GPs turn elderly away 

Flu jab shortage sees 1.3m fewer over-65s vaccinated than last year as GPs turn elderly away 

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

GPs are engaged in a war of words with NHS England after 69 per cent reported a shortage in the flu jab. Public Health England say only 52 per cent of over-65s had been vaccinated.
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Goodbye 'Gluten-Free'? Celiac Disease Vaccine May Make It Possible

3 hours ago   |   Medicine Net   |   2 articles

Title: Goodbye 'Gluten-Free'? Celiac Disease Vaccine May Make It Possible Category: Health News Created: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
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The counties where the anti-vaccine movement thrives in the US

6 hours ago   |   Topix

As a pediatrician-scientist who develops new vaccines for neglected diseases, I spent most of my career in the Boston-Washington, D.C. corridor. While working in the Northeast...
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Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'

8 hours ago   |   BBC

Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages caused by the staggered supply of the new vaccine.
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Association of Provider Recommendation and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Initiation among Male Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years-United States

10 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

To assess human papillomavirus vaccination coverage among adolescents by provider recommendation status.
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Is it appropriate to recommend a reformulated vaccine without additional effectiveness data?

14 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

In February, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended a reformulated version of the FDA-approved live-attenuated influenza vaccine, or LAIV - marketed...
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‘It's complicated': Nasal spray or flu shot for pediatric vaccination?

14 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

After recommending against the live-attenuated influenza vaccine, or LAIV, for 2 years in a row, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted in February to...
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Progress in meningitis lags far behind other vaccine-preventable diseases, analysis shows

21 hours ago   |   News Medical

The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis...
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What to Know About Getting a Flu Shot This Year, No Matter Who's Paying

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Flu season is here, and there are at least six types of vaccine to choose from. It's worth studying the options to determine which is likely to protect you the most.
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Scientists try to develop portable systems that can quickly produce biologics on demand

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Many life-saving medicines, including insulin, antibodies and vaccines, are derived from living cells. These "biologics" can be difficult to obtain and store on the battlefield...
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