Pediatrics

New research reviews the state of vaccine safety science

A new systematic review provides a succinct summary of the scientific evidence for and/or against causal associations for 47 adverse events following immunization (AEFI). Findings from the study will be presented during the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines: not just for kids

(HealthDay)—If you have children, you know how important it is to keep up with their immunization schedule.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Vaccination rates more than 95 percent for kindergartners

(HealthDay)—Overall vaccination coverage is high among the nation's kindergarten students, according to research published in the Oct. 12 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Number of children not receiving vaccines slightly increased

(HealthDay)—Overall, vaccine coverage for children aged 19 to 35 months remained high and stable from 2013 to 2017; however, a small, but growing number of children received no vaccinations, according to research published ...

Pediatrics

Two-dose vaccination program cuts varicella incidence

(HealthDay)—There have been declines in varicella incidence during the first five years of the two-dose vaccination program, according to a study published online Oct. 7 in Pediatrics.

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