New research shows that a mother’s mental illness can impact their child’s completion of recommended vaccinations.
Standing orders have a positive impact on vaccination rates. However, a new study indicates that some doctors aren’t using them for a variety of reasons.
COVID-19 has led to many changes in health care, including how children receive care. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examines how these changes have impacted vaccination.
Current US vaccine policy recommends that children receive 2 influenza vaccine doses during their first influenza season. A new study indicates that this helps reduce influenza burden among the vulnerable population.
The 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13) is performing well since its 2010 introduction but still has some flaws, according to a recent report.
Preterm infants may face an increased risk for infections that are vaccine-preventable along with associated complications. A recent study indicates that preterm infants may also be at risk of not being vaccinated in a timely manner.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a study in Pediatrics that looked at what occurred in the wake of California's Senate Bill 277, which removed personal belief exemptions for vaccines.
A new study confirms what public health officials had hoped—that maternal vaccination against pertussis can help protect vulnerable newborns.
A new report highlights the fallout from a large-scale measles outbreak in New York City in 2013.
A new report reveals that hospitalizations for afebrile seizures, as well as for gastroenteritis, have dropped since the introduction of a rotavirus vaccine in 2006.