The California state Assembly voted to significantly limit immunization exemptions for school-aged children, prompted by a measles outbreak last year at Disneyland.
The ACIP voted for a Category B recommendation for meningococcal group B vaccination in adolescents and young adults aged 16–23.
Rates of gastroenteritis hospitalization in children aged <5 years old decreased by 31% to 55% in each of the post-vaccine years from 2008–2012.
Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination at 32 weeks of gestation is not associated with adverse pregnancy or neonatal outcomes, according to a new study.
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Cedars-Sinai proposes that the 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could prevent 80% of cervical cancers in the United States if administered to all 11- or 12-year-old children prior to exposure to the virus.
Receipt of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), even in children already at a higher risk for ASD, according to a new study published in JAMA.
A final analysis by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found no association between venous thromboembolism (VTE) and Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus types, recombinant; Merck) vaccination.
The CDC reported that the seasonal influenza vaccine prevented over 40,000 influenza-associated deaths in the U.S. during 2005–2006 through 2013–2014.