A clinical study, recently begun in South Africa, is testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection.
Vaccination and Immunization
The Army has made significant progress on the Zika vaccine in just 10 months. Details here.
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 U.S. rate for adult flu vaccinations has not increased significantly because of retail pharmacy access.
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.
Administering the wrong vaccine and vaccinating someone of the wrong age are the most common vaccination errors, according to a new report from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program (VERP).
Good Neighbor Pharmacy stores in 19 states are now providing immunization services to patients without doctor’s prescriptions.