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Three in 10 parents say that their child's primary care office should ask parents who refuse all vaccines to find another health care provider

Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients

Many parents unaware of policies for unvaccinated children in their child's primary care office
Catch-up human papillomavirus vaccinations are recommended for all persons through age 26 years and should be considered for some persons aged 27 to 45 years

ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26

For adults aged 27 to 45 years, vaccination may be beneficial for some who are inadequately vaccinated
Among elderly patients

Flu Vaccine Tied to Better Long-Term Outcomes in Elderly ICU Survivors

Those who are vaccinated have lower risk for stroke, death in year following ICU discharge
Preterm infants

Completion Rates of Recommended Vaccines Lower for Preemies

Rate of completion lower for seven-vaccine series by 19 months and 36 months of age
Evidence shows that vaccination is not associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis within the next five years

Vaccination Does Not Up Risk for Developing Multiple Sclerosis

Odds of MS lower in participants with vaccination, especially for influenza, tick-borne illness
One dose of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccine may be as effective as two or three doses in preventing high-grade disease in a high-coverage setting

One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Sufficient in Certain Situations

One dose compared with two or three doses in preventing cervical precancer in high-coverage settings
Among young women

Targeted Interventions Raise HPV Vaccine Acceptance in Women

Educational videos produced the highest rate of acceptability and knowledge
In the July 19 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Recommendations Developed for Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

Vaccine recommended for persons moving to live in JE-endemic country and long-term, frequent travelers
Providing an educational handout about influenza disease in the waiting room before a pediatric provider visit may increase receipt of child influenza vaccine

Educational Handout May Increase Receipt of Child Flu Shot

Providing educational intervention in waiting room before pediatric provider visit may be beneficial
Exposure to the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine in pregnancy is not associated with most negative health outcomes among offspring

Exposure to 2009 pH1N1 Vaccine During Pregnancy Seems Safe

Exposure to pH1N1 influenza vaccine in utero not linked to most pediatric health outcomes