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What to Know About New Tools to Fight RSV

Two vaccines and a monoclonal antibody aim to bring down the burden of RSV

Aug 23, 2023
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RSV Vaccine Approved for Use in Pregnancy to Protect Infants

Prescribing info has warning about the potential risk for premature birth

Aug 22, 2023
FDA APPROVED RSV prefusion F protein vaccine (Abrysvo) over a photo of a male nurse preparing to vaccinate a pregnant woman.
Bivalent COVID Shot Extends Benefit in Youngest Kids

CDC analysis finds 80% protection against emergency, urgent care visits

Aug 18, 2023
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CDC Advisors Back Therapeutic to Prevent RSV in Infants

Unanimous support for monoclonal antibody for infants and high-risk toddlers as well

Aug 03, 2023
A photo of the syringes and packaging of Beyfortus 100 mg/ml and 50 mg/ml.
Measles Outbreak Racked Up Dozens of Cases in Central Ohio

Outbreak in late 2022 affected almost exclusively unvaccinated children

Aug 03, 2023
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CDC to Reduce Funding for States' Child Vaccination Programs

"This is what happens when you don't pay attention to public health" says APHA executive director

Jul 09, 2023
A photo of a male physician holding gauze against a little girl’s arm after vaccinating her.
ACIP Endorses 20-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine for Kids

New high-risk conditions added as well, including chronic kidney disease and asthma

Jun 23, 2023
A photo of two boxes of Prevnar 20 pneumococcal 20-valent conjugate vaccine.
CDC Backs Extra Bivalent Booster for High-Risk Groups, Simplifies Vax Recs

No objection to updated recommendations from ACIP members, but concern over certain gaps

Apr 20, 2023
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How Pediatric Societies Are Reframing the Immunization Service Experience

AAP's Janna Patterson, MD, MPH, on improving vaccination rates

Apr 11, 2023
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Opinion
Vaccine Mandates Are Not Enough to Solve Our Infectious Disease Problem

Addressing social and structural factors is essential

Apr 11, 2023
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RSV Vax in Pregnancy Cuts Severe Illness in Infants

Plus, new MELODY data confirm protection against RSV for babies receiving long-acting antibody

Apr 06, 2023
A photo of a female healthcare worker treating a baby infected with the RSV in her mother’s lap.
'Routine Immunizations' Are No Longer Routine

Now is the time "to press reset" and get parents back to good habits, says Ofer Levy, MD, PhD

Apr 04, 2023
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Building Vaccine Trust Among the General Public

No longer "a single transcendent reference point for decision-making," says Gregory Poland, MD

Mar 28, 2023
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Strategies to Inform and Advance Rational Vaccine Design

Joann Arce, PhD, previews her upcoming session at the World Vaccine Congress

Mar 21, 2023
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