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Few child care center directors report having an influenza vaccine requirement for children and adult caregivers

Few Child Care Centers Report Flu Vaccine Requirements

Having state influenza vaccine law for children predicted child influenza vaccine requirement
Increases in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks are associated with an increase in proposed state legislation that would restrict vaccine exemptions

State Legislators React to Preventable Disease Outbreaks

Outbreaks of preventable diseases linked to increases in proposed legislation to restrict vaccine exemptions
Less than half of pediatric travelers who are eligible for pretravel measles

Few MMR-Vaccine Eligible Children Receive Vaccine Before Travel

41.3 percent of MMR vaccination-eligible pediatric travelers received MMR vaccine at pretravel consultation
Extending the current human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program to age 45 years is expected to produce small additional reductions in HPV-associated diseases with high additional costs

Extending HPV Vaccination to Age 45 Provides Small Additional Benefit

Vaccinating women and men to age 45 years predicted to have high costs per QALY gained
The government of Samoa will close on Thursday and Friday as civil servants join the fight against a measles outbreak in the South Pacific Island nation that has killed 53 people

Government Shut Down as Samoa Battles Measles Outbreak

As of Monday, 3,728 cases have been recorded; of the 53 deaths, 48 were children younger than 4
The death toll in a measles epidemic sweeping Samoa has reached 25

Death Toll in Samoa Measles Epidemic Reaches 25

More than 140 new cases reported within the past day, bringing the total to ~2,200 since epidemic began
More children worldwide are being paralyzed by polio viruses from vaccines than from viruses in the wild

Polio Vaccines Causing Polio Cases

Although rare, live virus in oral polio vaccine can mutate into a form that can cause new cases
The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is no longer recommended for routine use among adults aged ≥65 years

CDC: PCV13 No Longer Routinely Recommended for Adults ≥65

Administration of PCV13 recommended based on shared clinical decision making for older adults
Childhood vaccination with the bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer

Common TB Vaccine Associated With Lower Lung Cancer Rates

In 60-year follow-up, significantly lower lung cancer rates seen for those with childhood BCG vaccination
The safety of the 9-valent human papillomavirus vaccine has been confirmed

Studies Confirm Safety of 9-Valent HPV Vaccination

Studies based on searching Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, six Vaccine Safety Datalink sites