VACCINE INFORMATION CENTER
The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program was developed to offer financial assistance for those harmed by a vaccine.
Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery.
Introduction of the oral rotovirus vaccine in Australia was associated with a decline in the incidence of type 1 diabetes.
Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.
Clinicians should inform parents about the safety of vaccines to encourage them to vaccinate their children.
Common reasons that parents give when declining human papillomavirus vaccine for their children are, "My teen is not sexually active," or "Maybe we'll wait until he/she is a bit older." This thinking negates the vaccine's preventive purpose.
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.
With the advent of platform manufacturing technology, vaccines can be developed quickly to stop the spread of outbreaks.