Various government groups work to safeguard the future of vaccines.
A discussion of the problems associated with the new CDC recommendations for immunizing children with the flu vaccine.
Immunization rates among children living in the inner city and enrolled in subsidized health care are just over half of national averages, a recent study has found.
Asthma inhalers, pediatric vaccination, and government funding of children's health insurance are the talk of the town this month.
If the promise of new vaccines, such as Gardasil, is to be achieved, pediatricians and family physicians must be relieved of the burdens associated with purchasing and administering them.
News about immunization: Coverage levels up, flu shots lag for children with asthma—and much more
Nationally, immunization levels are higher than ever, but new challenges mean no rest for the pediatric community. Consider these tips on maintaining immunization coverage—to help you preserve and extend essential protection for children in your care.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously voted on June 29 that children 4 to 6 years old receive a second dose of varicella vaccine for the prevention of chickenpox.