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US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017

Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand to sites nationwide to ensure at-risk travelers can be protected.

CDC officials discussed the plan at a meeting of the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in Atlanta. It includes an effort by the CDC and other agencies to distribute Sanofi Pasteur’s yellow fever vaccine, Stamaril, which is not licensed in the U.S.

No science needed to blame vaccines for illness, EU court rules

June 22, 2017
The European Union Court of Justice has ruled that illnesses can be attributed to vaccines during litigation without scientific proof. The judges decided that factors
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ACIP remains opposed to LAIV

June 21, 2017
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, is continuing to advise against using the live-attenuated influenza vaccine. The ACIP voted
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US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand

No science needed to blame vaccines for illness, EU court rules

June 22, 2017
The European Union Court of Justice has ruled that illnesses can be attributed to vaccines during litigation without scientific proof. The

In the Journals Plus

Flublok Quadrivalent provides better protection than IIV4

June 22, 2017
Flublok Quadrivalent was 30% more effective in preventing influenza than an egg-derived inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, according to…

Meeting News

ACIP remains opposed to LAIV

June 21, 2017
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, is continuing to advise against using the live-attenuated influenza

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Healthy food options, vaccine awareness, top latest policy updates from AMA

June 15, 2017
Delegates at this week’s AMA annual meeting in Chicago adopted new policies intended to increase access to healthier food, continue support of…

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Indigenous infants at greater risk for hospitalization during first year

June 15, 2017
Infants born in First Nations and Inuit populations were at significantly elevated risk for hospitalization compared with other ethnicities, due in…

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Prioritizing children, elderly more beneficial during influenza vaccine shortages

June 14, 2017
When vaccine supplies are limited during influenza pandemics, prioritizing high-risk groups, followed by children and the elderly for vaccination…

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Year-round maternal influenza vaccination reduced infection rates, improved birth outcomes

June 8, 2017
Maternal influenza vaccinations administered throughout the year significantly reduced influenza infections among infants and influenza-like

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Inadequate vaccination, malaria prevention among teens traveling internationally

June 6, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — A minority of teenagers travelling internationally sought out appropriate pre-travel services, including prescription of malaria…

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VIDEO: Vaccine significantly reduces risk for influenza-related death in children

June 5, 2017
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