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CDC Reports High Vaccination Coverage Among Children Entering Kindergarten
A new CDC report finds that although vaccination coverage is high for kindergarteners in the United States, pockets of undervaccination are a cause for concern among health officials.
Shingles Vaccine Approved by FDA
The FDA has approved Shingrix, GlaxoSmithKline’s recombinant zoster vaccine against shingles, for patients 50 and older.
Tackling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Challenges and Advancements
Although there have been important improvements to existing vaccines, the list of vaccine-preventable diseases has barely changed at all in over two decades.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of October 15, 2017
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Two Ebola Vaccines Yield Positive Results in Clinical Trial in Liberia
Both test vaccines produced immune responses by 1 month after vaccination and the immune response lasted for at least 1 year.
What Will It Take to Develop a Universal Flu Shot?
A new article details how researchers are working to develop a universal flu shot.
NIAID Director Stresses HIV Vaccine
NIAID director Dr. Anthony S. Fauci stresses in a recent commentary that, from a practical standpoint, the development of a moderately effective HIV vaccine is “essential” to ending the pandemic.
Hepatitis A Outbreak in California Leads to State of Emergency
The declaration was made to help direct funds towards controlling the outbreak and providing adult hepatitis A vaccines to those in need.
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.