Vaccination and Immunization

Exploring the efficacy and safety of rotavirus vaccines

July 12, 2021

Rotavirus can lead to gastrointestinal concerns that can be hazardous to children when rehydration isn’t readily available, which means that a safe, effective vaccine could be life-saving. A meta-analysis examines the safety and efficacy of available immunizations.

Using education to tackle parents' concerns about the flu shot

July 07, 2021

Educating families to alleviate fear in pediatric populations regarding the flu vaccine will improve the vaccination rate and protect high-risk children. Due to the negative effects of the flu in children with diabetes, it is vital that at-risk youth be vaccinated.

ISV congress offers vaccine updates and information on hypersensitivity

June 04, 2021

The last meeting of the COVID-19 vaccine congress from the International Society for Vaccines (ISV) provided information on the hypersensitivity events tied to mRNA vaccines as well as the most recent information on the Janssen and Novavax vaccines.

AAP urges all youths get COVID-19 vaccine

May 12, 2021

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement that urges parents get all children and teenagers aged 12 and older vaccinated with Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which recently had its authorization expanded.