Immunization and Vaccines: Types, Statistics, Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-13
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Immunization and Vaccines category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Immunization and Vaccines Publications - (43 Articles)
Extending Shelf Life of Vaccines
Nearly half of all vaccines go to waste due to obstacles involved in transporting them, as most vaccines require strict temperature regulation from the manufacturing line to the injection site.
Author: ETH Zurich
Publish Date: 2022-08-07
Opinion: Anger Spreads Against COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers as Cases Rise
Opinion article regarding COVID-19 Anti-vaxxers, preventable deaths, and the lifting of masking mandates.
Author: Opinion Piece
Publish Date: 2021-08-19 - Updated: 2022-08-23
Vaccinating Pre-schoolers with Asthma Against the Flu
Research finds vaccinating asthmatic pre-schoolers against the flu could dramatically reduce their risk of being hospitalized after an asthma attack.
Author: University of Montreal
Publish Date: 2018-06-29
CVS Health Offering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Broward County Residents
Unvaccinated residents can receive a Hepatitis A vaccine at select MinuteClinic and CVS Pharmacy locations in the area.
Author: CVS Health
Publish Date: 2017-11-03 - Updated: 2018-03-15
Is President Trump About to Issue Vaccine Executive Order?
Possible vaccination safety executive order may be released soon by President Donald J. Trump.
Author: Natural Solutions Foundation
Publish Date: 2017-02-05
Early Clinical Trials Find Powdered Measles Vaccine Safe
Measles vaccine made of fine dry powder delivered with puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective.
Author: University of Colorado at Boulder
Publish Date: 2014-11-29
Mandatory Health Care Employees Vaccination Policy
According to a Henry Ford Health System study, hospitals can improve flu vaccination rate among health care workers by using mandatory employee vaccination policy.
Author: Henry Ford Health System
Publish Date: 2014-09-06 - Updated: 2014-09-07
Global Resurgence of Deadly Pertussis Bacteria
Concerted effort by nurses practitioners and other primary care providers needed to reverse rise in pertussis cases and deaths among children and youth.
Author: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publish Date: 2014-06-14 - Updated: 2021-11-28
Monitoring of Childhood Immunization Schedule
Report on federal childhood immunization schedule offers a framework for conducting safety research using existing or new data collection systems.
Author: The National Academies
Publish Date: 2013-09-03 - Updated: 2022-01-19
Too Many Vaccines Too Soon Does Not Increase Risk of Autism
10% of parents refuse or delay vaccinations because they believe it is safer than following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention schedule.
Author: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 2013-03-30 - Updated: 2022-02-06
Parents Refusing to Vaccinate Teen Daughters Against HPV
More parents are stating they will not vaccinate daughters against HPV due to increased concerns about potential side effects.
Author: Mayo Clinic
Publish Date: 2013-03-18 - Updated: 2021-05-13
Study Shows Shingles Vaccine is Safe
The herpes zoster vaccine, also known as the shingles vaccine, is generally safe and well tolerated according to a Vaccine Safety Datalink study.
Author: Kaiser Permanente
Publish Date: 2012-04-23 - Updated: 2021-09-18
Pneumococcal Pneumonia Vaccine for Middle Aged
42 million younger seniors in the U.S. aged between 50 and 65 may soon have a new vaccine to prevent pneumococcal pneumonia.
Author: Global Healthy Living Foundation
Publish Date: 2012-02-09 - Updated: 2022-04-25
Chikungunya Virus Vaccine
Developers hope vaccine will alleviate suffering caused by mosquito borne virus in Asia and Africa and limit its spread.
Author: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Publish Date: 2011-08-12 - Updated: 2016-03-07
Vaccine Research Foundation for Infectious and Tropical Diseases
New Foundation will advocate and campaign for increased funding for global vaccine research against infectious diseases including neglected tropical diseases.
Author: The Foundation for Vaccine Research
Publish Date: 2011-06-09 - Updated: 2022-03-11
State School Immunization Requirements for Students Effective August 1
Changes to school immunization requirements may affect some students in grades K-12 with additional requirements for students entering 7th grade.
Author: Montgomery County Health Department
Publish Date: 2011-06-03 - Updated: 2016-06-13
Make Sure Students Vaccinations are Up-to-Date This Summer
Parents and caregivers urged to use summer break to make sure all students immunizations are up to date before new regulations take effect in August.
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Publish Date: 2011-06-03 - Updated: 2014-11-29
Cholera Vaccination Strategies for Zimbabwe
Analyzing how a cholera outbreak would spread in Zimbabwe is providing insights into most effective vaccination strategies for preventing future cholera epidemics.
Author: University of Florida
Publish Date: 2011-06-03
CDC Ignores Mercury in Vaccines But Warns of Zombie Apocalypse
Concerns about the persistent presence of mercury in the form of Thimerosal in vaccines in the U.S..
Author: Coalition for Mercury-Free Drugs (CoMeD)
Publish Date: 2011-05-24
US Vaccination Week 23 - 30 April, 2011
Ninth annual Vaccination Week in the Americas between 23 and 30 April.
Author: Vaccination Week
Publish Date: 2011-04-21
Pneumococcal Vaccine Approach Successful in Tests
New vaccine candidate that is potentially cheaper and able to protect against any pneumococcal strain.
Author: Children's Hospital Boston
Publish Date: 2011-02-16 - Updated: 2022-06-01
Urgent Care Network Offers Limited Free Flu Vaccines
With flu season still at its height Urgent Cares of America has started offering free flu vaccines at all their locations.
Author: Urgent Cares of America
Publish Date: 2011-01-25
Vaccines for Plague and Bacterial Pneumonias
Vaccine to protect against plague and the terrorists who seek to use plague as a weapon.
Author: Trudeau Institute
Publish Date: 2011-01-25
Missouri Seniors Should Get Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines
Older adults are at greater risk of serious flu-related complications including pneumonia hospitalization and even death.
Author: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri
Publish Date: 2011-01-18 - Updated: 2017-12-24
Shingles Vaccine Associated With 55% Reduced Risk of Disease
Retrospective study observed the outcomes of effectiveness of herpes zoster vaccine in large diverse population of men and women.
Author: Kaiser Permanente
Publish Date: 2011-01-13 - Updated: 2021-09-18
Free Flu Shots for North Carolina's Youth
Urgent Cares of America clinics offering free seasonal 2011 flu shots to children and youth ages 4 years through college students.
Author: Urgent Cares of America
Publish Date: 2011-01-10 - Updated: 2017-12-24
Doctor Donates Thousands of Flu Shots
Dr. M. George is well known for providing free flu shots for the past thirteen years to more than 28,000 people in his community.
Author: Doc George
Publish Date: 2010-12-26
New MenAfriVac Meningitis Vaccine to Eradicate Epidemics in Africa
MenAfriVac vaccine designed specifically for Africa expected to help health workers eliminate meningococcal A epidemics.
Author: Disabled World
Publish Date: 2010-12-11 - Updated: 2016-06-13
Why Vaccines May be Ineffective for Some People
New research published suggests the effectiveness of the bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine is compromised by environmental bacteria.
Author: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Publish Date: 2010-12-02
Study Uses the Patient's Tumor to Form Vaccine
A new process for creating a personalized vaccine may become a crucial tool in helping patients with colorectal cancer.
Author: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Publish Date: 2010-11-25
CDC Unveils New Adult Vaccination Rates
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adults remain largely un-vaccinated against preventable infectious illnesses.
Author: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Publish Date: 2010-11-22
Needle-free HPV Vaccine Increases Effectiveness and Availability
Targeted inhalable dry powder vaccine may replace current commercial human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine used throughout the world.
Author: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Publish Date: 2010-11-18
Vaccine for Urinary Tract Infections
Vaccine for urinary tract infections is one step closer as study sheds light on what E. coli genes are doing inside the body during infection.
Author: University of Michigan Health System
Publish Date: 2010-11-12 - Updated: 2019-05-08
Breakthrough in Cancer Vaccine Research
Vaccines created to prompt the immune system to attack cancerous cells in tumors have shown to activate an immune response in the body.
Author: University of Cambridge
Publish Date: 2010-11-05 - Updated: 2018-03-15
HPV Vaccine Support Wanes when Linked to Controversy
News coverage about HPV vaccine requirements tends to amplify this controversy possibly leading to negative attitudes among the public.
Author: University of Minnesota
Publish Date: 2010-11-04
National Meningitis Association Statement on Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Vote
Expanding adolescent meningococcal vaccination recommendation to include a booster.
Author: National Meningitis Association
Publish Date: 2010-10-28
90% of Young Canadian Women Not Vaccinated Against Cervical Cancer
Young women are leaving themselves vulnerable to cervical cancer because they are unaware of the benefits of vaccination.
Author: CNW Group
Publish Date: 2010-10-21
Childhood Vaccines Yes, But Not at a Cost
Results of survey show Spanish mothers are more resistant than those in other countries to the idea of paying for vaccines.
Author: FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
Publish Date: 2010-10-08
Vaccinations Should Continue as Influenza Pandemics Epidemics Wane
Influenza pandemics often come in multiple waves public health officials have to decide whether continuing vaccination programs is warranted.
Author: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 2010-10-05
Seasonal Flu Clinics Open Nationwide
Flu vaccine program provides flu shot clinics at convenient retail locations such as pharmacies supermarkets and other public venues.
Author: Maxim Health Systems
Publish Date: 2010-10-01
Patient-specific Vaccines for Metastatic Melanoma May Induce Durable Complete Regression
Encouraging clinical study results for patient-specific vaccine therapy to treat metastatic melanoma.
Author: Porter Novelli, Life Sciences
Publish Date: 2010-09-28
Effective Vaccine for Malaria a Step Closer
Vaccine for malaria is a step closer following identification of a key pathway used by the malaria parasite to infect human cells.
Author: The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Publish Date: 2010-09-25
Mothers Wins Compensation After MMR Injection Left Son Disabled
A Warrington mother has won a legal battle for compensation after her son was left severely disabled by the MMR vaccine.
Author: Paul Rooney Solicitors
Publish Date: 2010-09-22 - Updated: 2015-03-31
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