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Many pregnant women are not getting recommended vaccinations

CDC: Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Immunizations

Less than half who were pregnant during peak flu vaccination period in 2017 to 2018 were vaccinated
Implementation of a school-based human papillomavirus vaccination program in Canada did not lead to an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviors among adolescent girls

HPV Vaccination Not Tied to Risky Sexual Behavior in Teen Girls

Finding among adolescent girls before, after school-based vaccination program
Administering influenza vaccines through pharmacies in addition to traditional locations can increase vaccination coverage in the event of an epidemic

Giving Flu Shots in Pharmacies Could Up Vaccination Coverage

Reduction in influenza cases, deaths, costs by adding pharmacies during influenza epidemics

Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased

However, coverage with most recommended vaccines among children aged 19 to 35 months stable, high
Among pregnant women

Flu Vaccine Cuts Hospitalization Rates in Pregnant Women

Flu-related hospitalizations cut by 40 percent over six flu seasons
U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the Gardasil 9 human papillomavirus vaccine has been expanded to include people ages 27 through 45

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45

Updated vaccine designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types
More than 14 million additional 11- to 12-year-olds need to be vaccinated to reach the American Cancer Society goal of 80 percent of adolescents being up to date with the human papillomavirus vaccination by their 13th birthday by 2026

More Than 14 Million Preteens Need to Receive HPV Vaccine

>14 million need to receive two doses of vaccine to reach goal of 80 percent vaccination by 2026
Just over three-quarters of health care personnel received a flu vaccine last season

Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year

Lowest rates seen among health workers in long-term care settings
Influenza was deadlier last season than it has been for at least four decades

80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year

2017 to 2018 flu strains hit the very young and elderly especially hard; poor vaccine/strain match-up
An active choice intervention is associated with an increase in influenza vaccination rates

Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates

Vaccination rates decrease throughout the day; with intervention, similar increase throughout day