Tag: vaccination

1. Postmarketing surveillance programs of Food and Drug Administration approved vaccines were the most common source of safety data triggering safety label changes. 2. The most common safety label changes included changes in population restrictions and allergies. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved vaccines undergo...
1. In this retrospective populated-based cohort study, the annual inactivated influenza intramuscular vaccination was associated with a small absolute increase in subdeltoid bursitis. 2. When compared to nurses, vaccination by medical assistants may be associated with increased risk of vaccination attributable bursitis. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Vaccination induced bursitis...
1. The full two-dose influenza vaccination series was significantly more effective in preventing future influenza compared to partial vaccination. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Childhood influenza is a significant health burden, with vaccination being the primary strategy to prevent transmission. Guidelines suggest a primer dose followed by a booster for patients receiving...
Association of Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers With Testing Positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 1. No association was found between angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker use and test-positivity for COVID-19. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the...
1. High-density microarray patches (HD-MAPs) for influenza vaccination were well-tolerated and resulted in similar or improved immune response at one-sixth the standard dose compared to intramuscular injection of commercial quadrivalent influenza vaccine. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Microarray patches (MAPs) are advantageous compared to needle injection of vaccination due to greater acceptability,...
1. The outbreak of measles in New York City was attributed to the importation of measles and vaccination delay among young children. 2. Over a one-year period, from the first measles confirmation, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene invested 559 staff members and $8.4 million in the response. Evidence Rating...
1. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine decreased infection rates among vaccinated women by 70-80%, depending on vaccine type 2. Infection with 4-valent vaccine-type HPV among unvaccinated women also decreased by about 40%. Study Rundown: Current literature suggests HPV infection is linked to several types of female and male genital, anal, and oropharyngeal...
1. College students were at significantly higher risk of contracting meningococcus serotype B (MenB) disease compared with noncollege students in the same age group. 2. Less than 25% of college students who contracted meningococcal disease had received at least one dose of the MenB vaccine. Study Rundown: While the overall incidence...
1. After California eliminated nonmedical exemptions from school-entry vaccinations in 2015, the proportion of kindergarten students who received all required vaccines rose from 92.8% to 95.1%, but the rates of medical exemptions increased 250%. 2. Interviews with local health officers had common themes of frustration by lack of authority to...
1. Surveillance of adverse events after diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine administration reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) between 1991 and 2016 revealed no new or unexpected adverse events. 2. The vast majority of reported adverse events were non-serious, and local injection site reactions were the most frequently...