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Vaccination Rates in Older Adults Not Meeting CDC Recommendation
Despite the fact that older adults are more susceptible to complications from vaccine-preventable infections, this group as a whole is not reaching target goals.
Unless a vaccine is considered “perfect”, it could be causing more harm than good.
A dissolvable microneedle patch provides just as much protection against the flu as typical needle delivered vaccines, according to researchers from Osaka University.
Researchers have developed an effective Ebola vaccine that does not require a syringe or even trained health care workers.
American parents' views about childhood vaccines became more favorable over the past year, a new poll indicates.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted to issue a category B recommendation for use of 2 serogroup B meningococcal (MenB) vaccines in patients aged 16 to 23 years for short-term disease prevention, according to a report published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

With 5 grants totaling nearly $4 million, researchers will target deadly infectious diseases transmitted to humans via mosquitos.

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