Nonmedical exemption rates for childhood vaccinations appear to have hit a plateau.
Vaccination and Immunization
Eleven million American men have oral human papillomavirus infections, which can lead to head and neck cancer.
A flu vaccine that is effective for several years is showing promise.
Measles is still very rare in the United States, but most cases involved either someone who was not vaccinated or whose status is unknown.
The use of the HPV vaccine may be creating herd immunity, protecting unvaccinated women.
First dose of HepB vaccine should be given in the first 24 hours to prevent infection.
Adverse events after vaccinations don’t usually recur after reimmunizations.
A 5% drop in MMR vaccine use could lead to as much as $4.1 million in health-care costs.
Parents of teenagers are often unaware that their teen children have not had all the vaccinations they need.
Health-care plans in the Senate include repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund.