Millennials were least likely to receive the flu vaccine and were the least-informed about the risks of influenza.
Vaccination and Immunization
Quick intervention can reduce duration and severity of shingles.
Seqirus’ influenza A (H5N1) monovalent vaccine, adjuvanted (Audenz) is the first-ever adjuvanted, cell-based vaccine to protect against pandemic influenza A (H5N1).
Flu vaccine effectiveness data are not available yet, but the latest flu-related death and hospitalization estimates are in.
The impact of herpes zoster can be measured in a number of different ways.
Novavax’s recombinant quadrivalent flu vaccine candidate (NanoFlu) is being evaluated in an ongoing phase 3 clinical study for use in older adults.
Shingles vaccination recommended by CDC and ADCES.
Progress has been made, but there’s still a long road ahead.
A 2016 California policy that eliminated non-medical vaccination exemptions for schoolchildren was linked to an increase in vaccine coverage.
Patients with diabetes are at risk for complications from vaccine-preventable diseases, making immunization especially critical.