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The Contagion® Immunizations specialty page provides immunization-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.


HIV Vaccine Moves One Step Closer to Becoming Reality
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology may have found the best delivery mode for a vaccine against HIV.
Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Linked to Drop in Vaccination Rates
Health officials in Minnesota have linked the state’s biggest measles outbreak in decades to anti-vaccination efforts centered on one immigrant community.
Immunizations Run in the Family
Researchers find that children of parents or caregivers who receive the season flu shot are more likely than others to also be immunized.
<em>Contagion</em>® Celebrates First Anniversary
Contagion® is celebrating it’s one-year anniversary today, February 7, 2017. As we hit this milestone, we wanted to look back and remember the three articles that launched Contagion® on this day in 2016.
Tuberculosis, DTP, & Measles Vaccines and Associations with Childhood Mortality
Vaccines are generally quite safe, but a recent study of BCG, DTP, and MCV raises concerns that warrant further exploration.
Walgreens & HHS Provide Uninsured Americans with $10 Million Worth of Free Flu Shot Vouchers
Walgreens has partnered up again with the US Department of Health in an effort to improve rates of flu vaccination by providing over $10 million in free flu shot vouchers for Americans who are uninsured.
Influenza Vaccine AFLURIA Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new influenza vaccines AFLURIA and AFLURIA QUADRIVALENT from Seqirus.
Healthcare Community Stands Firm: Pediatric Vaccines Save Lives
The on-again, off-again debut of the controversial film “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe” at the Tribeca Film Festival in March once again made the debate surrounding pediatric vaccination headline news.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.