NFID Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research

Healio brings you the highlights from the NFID Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the conference, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Small study finds no clear imprinting effect on flu vaccination based on ‘first flu’

May 1, 2019
In a small study, researchers did not see a strong imprinting effect on influenza vaccination based on when participants were born, according to data…
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Insurance type impacts how adults are vaccinated

April 18, 2019
BALTIMORE — The type of insurance coverage that an adult has impacts how they are vaccinated, according to research presented at the National…
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VIDEO: Developments in typhoid control include new vaccine

April 8, 2019
BALTIMORE — In this video from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research, Anita Zaidi
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Jet injector effective and efficient for delivering flu vaccine

April 8, 2019
BALTMORE — The Med-Jet H4, a needle-free device for delivering seasonal influenza vaccine, is attractive to patients, is rapidly learned by…
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VIDEO: Recognizing women in vaccinology

April 7, 2019
BALTIMORE — Infectious Disease News spoke with three experts who took part in a panel discussion highlighting the impact of women in…
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VIDEO: Ex-CDC director discusses ‘serious’ threat of vaccine hesitancy

April 5, 2019
BALTIMORE — In this video from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research, former CDC…
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HCWs can be convinced to get flu vaccine without making it mandatory

April 5, 2019
BALTIMORE — Researchers found that health care workers, or HCWs, can be convinced to get vaccinated against influenza without making it…
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Removing nonmedical vaccine exemptions improves herd immunity

April 5, 2019
BALTIMORE — Vaccine coverage among children entering kindergarten improved with more stringent state mandates that did not allow nonmedical vaccine…
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Cost-benefit analysis shows MenB vaccination ‘clear choice’ over treatment

April 4, 2019
BALTIMORE — A cost-benefit analysis showed the large financial benefit of vaccinating against meningococcal B compared with the costs…
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Opioid epidemic the ‘public health issue of our time,’ CDC’s Redfield says

April 4, 2019
BALTIMORE — CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, recounted an incident he witnessed riding the train to work 1 day. Commotion erupted as a…