Pediatrics

How to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake in young people

Ending the coronavirus pandemic rests partly on a large uptake of COVID-19 vaccines, with the goal of reaching herd immunity. Recently in Canada, the age for vaccine eligibility has been decreasing to include young adults ...

Pediatrics

Child vaccination rates declined during COVID-19 pandemic

The numbers of recommended vaccine doses, including measles vaccine, administered to children decreased dramatically after the declaration of a national state of emergency on March 13, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Vaccination

Europe rights court backs obligatory vaccinations

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that democratic governments can make vaccinations obligatory, in a landmark judgement rejecting complaints brought by Czech families penalised for refusing compulsory jabs ...

Pediatrics

Could rotavirus genome be key to COVID-19 vaccine for kids?

Since the pandemic struck the United States more than a year ago, Indiana University Bloomington virologist John Patton, graduate student Asha Philip and others have been working on a COVID-19 vaccine for young children, ...

Vaccination

Vaccine injury claims could face bureaucratic 'black hole'

Lost in the U.S. launch of the coronavirus vaccine is a fact most don't know when they roll up their sleeves: In rare cases of serious illness from the shots, the injured are blocked from suing and steered instead to an obscure ...

Vaccination

Rare vaccine injury claims steered to obscure federal office

Though most people who protect themselves with a coronavirus vaccine will never develop serious side effects, such rare cases are barred from federal court and instead steered to an obscure program with a record of seldom ...

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