Comorbid CVD is an independent risk factor for CAP in patients with COPD. And inhaled steroids may increase CAP risk.
Use inhaled corticosteroids sparingly and only in these circumstances in patients with COPD. Details here.
The Army has made significant progress on the Zika vaccine in just 10 months. Details here.
A clinical study, recently begun in South Africa, is testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection.
When pharmacists get involved in patient care, significant improvements are often seen. Diabetes management is one of the most notable examples.
The U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
Researchers found that estimated coverage for RV at 19 to 35 months of age lags behind the other vaccines recommended at ages two, four, and six.
The number of pharmacists providing vaccinations – both in the U.S. and around the world – is growing significantly.
Already, HHS has awarded around $433 million for Zika response and preparedness activities. In addition, the new Senate and House budget, passed in late September, contained $1.1 billion in Zika funding.