Immunization

CDC Urges Routine Vaccinations Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

June 17, 2020

The CDC released an updated vaccination guidance on administering routine vaccinations amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Pharmacies Prepare For Possible Surge In Flu Vaccinations This Season

June 15, 2020

Pharmacies are preparing for what is expected to be a surge in flu vaccinations this year as Americans are putting a greater focus on staying healthy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Will Accelerated COVID-19 Vaccine Development Fuel Public Distrust?

June 10, 2020

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has created intense need for treatment, rapid development of a vaccine could come at a cost.

Keep Current on Vaccines to Reassure Hesitant Patients

June 09, 2020

“As pharmacists, we must continue to recommend vaccinations to all our patients.”

NACDS Urges Trump Administration to Rely on Pharmacists for COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 02, 2020

Pharmacies and pharmacists can help the rapid deployment of COVID-19 vaccines when available, NACDS said. 

AstraZeneca Receives $1 Billion for Development of University of Oxford Vaccine for COVID-19

May 21, 2020

AstraZeneca has received funds exceeding $1 billion from the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for the development, production, and delivery of the University of Oxford’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidate.

Moderna Reports Positive Early Data for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

May 18, 2020

Moderna’s coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273, showed promise in interim data from its phase 1 study.

Investigators Hope To Make New Improvements to 100-Year-Old Vaccine

May 14, 2020

Investigators are looking for a new way to improve upon a 100-year-old vaccine.

New Vaccine Delivery Method May Yield Clinical Advantages, Reduced Costs

May 13, 2020

Investigators are developing a new needle-less vaccine delivery method that would eliminate the need for refrigeration and could significantly reduce costs associated with immunizations.

A Flurry of COVID-19 Studies Are Underway, but Scientists Warn a Vaccine Will Take Time

May 11, 2020

Never before have so many brilliant minds, machines, and groups come together so quickly in an attempt to develop a vaccine.

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