Tag: pediatric vaccines

To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Joe Biden has promised enough covid vaccine to immunize every...

Teenagers Get in the Queue for COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While 34 million adults in the United States have received a...

Coronavirus Deaths Rising in 30 US States Amid Winter Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds...

California Urges Stop to 300K COVID-19 Vaccines After Some Fall Ill

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt...

FDA Grants Emergency Use for Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As expected, the US Food and Drug Administration granted Moderna an emergency use authorization...

Flu Vaccine Significantly Cuts Pediatric Hospitalizations

Unlike previous studies focused on vaccine effectiveness (VE) in ambulatory care office visits, Angela P. Campbell, MD, MPH, and associates have uncovered evidence of the...

Most Parents Unaware Flu Vaccine More Important This Year

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than...

These Secret Safety Panels Will Pick the COVID Vaccine Winners

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   Most Americans have never heard of Dr. Richard Whitley, an...

Kids Should Receive Flu Vaccinations By the End of October

As the 2020/21 influenza season is poised to collide with a cold-weather surge in COVID-19 transmission, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly recommends that...

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Builds on Pandemic Flu Plan

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Developing a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine and getting it to everyone in the...

COVID-19 Fears Tied to Dangerous Drop in Child Vaccinations

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 12, 2020 — The social distancing and sheltering in place mandated because of the COVID-19...

Two in Five Pediatricians Don’t Use Standing Orders for Vaccinations

(Reuters Health) – Many pediatricians don’t use standing orders for vaccinations because they believe physicians should be involved in discussing vaccines with patients and they’re...