Immunization

US COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Strategy Unveiled

September 18, 2020

The Trump administration released its COVID-19 vaccine strategy, with pharmacies among the list of suggested providers for distribution.

Study Evaluates Americans’ Willingness to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

September 14, 2020

Survey responses indicated that almost 7 in 10 Americans are willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

AstraZeneca Resumes COVID-19 Vaccine Trial After Safety Review

September 14, 2020

After a temporary pause, investigators have received the green light to resume clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine candidate AZD1222 following a safety review.

Albertsons Introduces Pharmacist-Provided Child Vaccination Services

September 10, 2020

Albertsons announced its pharmacies will begin to offer vaccinations to children 3 years and older nationwide.

HHS Permits Pharmacists to Order and Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

September 09, 2020

State-licensed pharmacists and pharmacy interns will be able to order and administer coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines under certain conditions.

NACDS Launches Vaccine Campaign as Flu Season Looms

September 02, 2020

NACDS is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on the importance of getting the flu vaccine this fall.

COVID-19 Vaccine AZD1222 Moves to US Phase 3 Trial

September 02, 2020

AstraZeneca’s investigational coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate, AZD1222, has expanded into a phase 3 clinical trial.

US Shingles Vaccination Rate Jumps, But There Is Still Room for Improvement

September 01, 2020

New data show that the percentage of adults over the age of 60 years old who received the shingles vaccine has jumped from 6.7% in 2008 to 34.5% in 2018.

Survey: Most Pharmacies Polled Plan to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

August 31, 2020

A survey conducted by NCPA polled nearly 800 community pharmacy owners/managers on whether they plan to offer a COVID-19 vaccine in their pharmacies.

Study On Pharmacy Vaccination Rates Encourages Collaboration With Other Medical Providers

August 31, 2020

Results of a new study on immunization rates and current barriers at Wisconsin pharmacies demonstrated that collaborating with physicians could provide significant benefits to patients.