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No Autoimmune Safety Signal for Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine

Depression Affects Efficacy of Herpes Zoster Vaccine

Depressed elderly patients display a diminished varicella zoster virus (VZV)-specific immune response after vaccination with the herpes zoster vaccine compared with non-depressed patients, but antidepressant medication helps to normalize this response.

CDC: Non-Flu Adult Vaccination Rates Largely Unchanged

CDC: Non-Flu Adult Vaccination Rates Largely Unchanged

In 2011, non-influenza vaccination coverage among adults was similar to that of 2010, except for modest increases in human papillomavirus (HPV) among women and in tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) overall and among household contacts of children.