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, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccination cover varies with social vulnerability

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccination coverage is higher in low compared with high social vulnerability counties across the United States, according to research published in the March 17 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Children falling behind on measles vaccinations, study shows

While the world witnessed impressive progress in immunizing children against measles between 2000 and 2010, the last 10 years have seen such efforts stalling in low- and middle-income nations, according to a new scientific ...

Pediatrics

CDC: Vaccination coverage generally high by age 24 months

(HealthDay)—Vaccination coverage with many recommended vaccines is high by age 24 months, according to research published in the Oct. 23 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Around 60 percent of pregnant women got flu shot in 2019 to 2020

(HealthDay)—About 61 percent of pregnant women received the influenza vaccination and 56.6 percent received the reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination in 2019 to 2020, according to research ...

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