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  • American Cancer Society Endorses Two-Dose Regimen for HPV Vaccination
    The American Cancer Society has endorsed updated recommendations on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) supporting a two-dose schedule for boys and girls who initiate the vaccine at ages 9 to 14. The update ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • UMD Study Explores Race as a Factor in Getting Vaccinated
    African-American adults are less likely than Caucasians to get an annual flu shot (39 percent versus 47 percent), and public health efforts to address this racial disparity have had little impact on increasing vaccination rates to date. A study led by professor ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Study Addresses HPV Prevalence Rates Among U.S. Men
    Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, as well as a cause of various cancers, and a new study published online by JAMA Oncology estimates the overall prevalence of genital HPV infection in men ages 18 to ...More
    January 19, 2017 Posted in News
  • NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations
    Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Yale Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently ...More
    January 12, 2017 Posted in News
  • Target Freshmen to Halt Meningitis Spread on Campus, Researchers Say
    A campaign targeted at students arriving at university for the first time could hold the key to reducing the spread of meningitis and septicemia, say researchers at the universities of Nottingham and Leicester. In a paper published in the academic journal Public Health, the ...More
    January 12, 2017 Posted in News
  • CDC Offers 10 Reasons to Get Vaccinated
    Many adults in the U.S. are not aware of the vaccines recommended for them – and that means they are not taking advantage of the best protection available against a number of serious diseases. Talk to your doctor to make sure you are up to date on the vaccines that ...More
    January 11, 2017 Posted in News
  • WHO Reports Addresses Inequality in Childhood Immunization
    The World Health Organization (WHO) report, "State of Inequality: Childhood Immunization," addresses two overarching questions: What inequalities in childhood immunization coverage exist in low- and middle-income countries? And how have childhood immunization inequalities ...More
    December 19, 2016 Posted in News
  • Flu Vaccine Coverage Remains Low This Year
    As of early November, only about 2 out of 5 people in the United States reported having gotten this season’s flu vaccine, yet flu vaccine offered substantial benefit last season by preventing an estimated 5 million flu illnesses and 71,000 flu hospitalizations. The ...More
    December 9, 2016 Posted in News
  • UA Researcher Explores Males' Attitudes Toward HPV
    Maggie Pitts took great interest in the human papillomavirus vaccine after Virginia became the first state in the country to mandate its use among girls in the sixth grade. Pitts, who was living and working in Virginia when the mandate went into effect in 2008, investigates ...More
    November 29, 2016 Posted in News
  • Pregnant Women at Risk of Getting the Flu are Not Getting Vaccinated
    Healthcare professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study. The study also shows that pregnant women who were eager to get vaccinated had difficulties because health ...More
    November 22, 2016 Posted in News
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