“Case-based surveillance needs to be strengthened, and coverage with MCV1 and the second dose of measles-containing vaccine needs to increase,” the researchers wrote
Recent research updated the estimated total economic burden of influenza in order for policy makers to evaluate influenza prevention strategies.
Influenza vaccination mandates have recently increased among non-Veteran Affairs (VA) hospitals, however, according to recent research less than 5% of VA hospitals have these mandates.
Following a comparison of data on the influenza shot vs the nasal spray, new recommendations have been released for parents of children who will be vaccinated for influenza during the 2018-2019 season.
Research presented at the AMCP 2018 Annual Meeting found that Shingrix is cost-effective when compared with no vaccination and cost-saving compared with an older shingles vaccine.