COVID-19 may discourage pediatric flu vaccination
October 6, 2020
Approximately one-third of parents whose children received no flu vaccine last year said the pandemic made them less likely to vaccinate their children this year.
J&J’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine advances to phase 3 testing
September 24, 2020
J&J’s vaccine is unusual in that it will be tested based on a single dose, while other advanced candidates have been tested in two-dose regimens.
Three major COVID vaccine developers release detailed trial protocols
September 23, 2020
Typically, manufacturers guard the specifics of preclinical vaccine trials. This rare move follows calls for greater transparency.
Dangers behind antimaskers and antivaxxers: How to combat both
September 10, 2020
Just as antivaxxers work to swing the opinion of the vaccine-hesitant, anti-maskers are vying with public health advocates for the support of the mask-hesitant, according to one physician.
COVID-19 vaccine supply will be limited at first, ACIP says
August 27, 2020
The working group expects that from 15 to 45 million doses of vaccine will be available by the end of December, depending on which vaccine is approved by then or whether both are approved.
Action and awareness are needed to increase immunization rates
August 13, 2020
There is much work to be done to catch up with vaccinations missed because of the pandemic.
Are you SARS-CoV-2 vaccine hesitant?
July 30, 2020
How do you feel about the potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccine? Are you going to roll up your sleeve as soon as the vaccine becomes available in your community?
Parental refusal of neonatal therapy a growing problem
July 29, 2020
Many parents who refuse preventive neonatal medications do not fully grasp what risks they are accepting by avoiding a recommended medication.
Oxford coronavirus vaccine ‘triggers immune response’
July 21, 2020
The candidate vaccine provoked an antibody response within 28 days.
COVID vaccine tested in people shows early promise
July 21, 2020
The vaccine is among hundreds being tested worldwide to try to halt the pandemic.