Other Vaccine Updates
Rabies: Updated recommendations decreased the number of doses and titers and boosters for preexposure prophylaxis based upon risk.
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE): Pfizer submitted a biologics license application to the FDA for the first TBE vaccine.
Hepatitis B: Universal vaccination under consideration.
Orthopoxviruses (smallpox and monkeypox): Recommendations for booster doses for those with occupational exposure.
Cholera vaccine (Vaxchora): Approved by the FDA in December 2020 for use in those ages 2 to 17 years. Use 50 ml orally for younger than 6 years and 100 mg for 6 years and older.