Immunization Resource Center

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Vaccine Could Prevent Most Cervical Cancers

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.

No Autism Risk With MMR Vaccine

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.

Final FDA Analysis on VTE-Gardasil Released

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.

40,000 Deaths Prevented With Flu Vaccine

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.

Quadracel Approved for Peds DTaP Series

Sanofi Pasteur announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Quadracel (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis absorbed and inactivated poliovirus [DTaP-IPV]) vaccine for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and poliomyelitis in children ages 4–6 years.

Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Study

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine are working on a new vaccine that may potentially be effective against the two most common forms of herpes virus, HSV-1 and HSV-2 .

Doctors Give In to Delay Requests

Doctors commonly get requests from parents to delay young children's vaccinations -- and often give in, according to the results of a new U.S. study.

Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection

The childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccine may be contributing to fewer infections from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs".

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