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The norovirus vaccine, while not preventive of all disease, does significantly reduce the severity of symptoms.
Are Age-Appropriate Flu Vaccines Interchangeable?
A child receives a trivalent inactivated flu shot for his first ever flu vaccine. For his second dose, you only have on hand the quadrivalent live attenuated nasal vaccine. Is this a problem?
TB Vaccine May Help Prevent Multiple Sclerosis
A vaccine that is used to prevent TB may help prevent MS in persons who show the beginning signs of the disease, according to a new study.
Zoster Vaccine Administration Error: What Would You Do?
Do you know what the ACIP says about mixing the zoster and varicella vaccines?
The 23-Valent Pneumoccocal (Pneumovax) Vaccine: For Which Patients?
For which of these patients would you give the 23-valent pneumoccocal vaccine?
Viral Hepatitis: A Quiz
Here: 5 things (at least) you may not know about human viral hepatitis.
HPV Vaccination: Impact of Culture and Language on Initiation, Completion
English- and Spanish-speaking parents cited widely differing reasons for avoiding vaccination for their eligible daughters or failing to ensure the 3 doses were received.
New Bivalent Norovirus Vaccine is Safe and Effective
Podcast: New Guidelines for Vaccinating Boys Against HPV Infection
What exactly are the new guidelines for vaccinating boys against HPV infection—and why is this development good news for both men and women?
Podcast: Measles Shows its Spots—Again
Measles is making a comeback…yet again…in the United States.
HPV Vaccine: The Myths…and the Facts
Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann recently made the unsubstantiated comment on national TV that the HPV vaccine has “very serious consequences” and that it can cause mental retardation.