Clinical Interventions

Chickenpox Vaccination Lowers Risk of Pediatric Shingles

June 11, 2019

Children who receive the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine are significantly less likely to contract shingles, according to a new study led by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research published today in the journal Pediatrics.

$2 million DOD Grant Funds Zika Vaccine Testing at Texas Biomed

June 4, 2019

The emerging Zika virus is a particular threat to pregnant women. The disease can be transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito and is associated with devastating birth defects, like microcephaly. No approved vaccine against the virus exists.

Public Health Leaders Call for New Efforts to Promote Vaccination Acceptance

May 30, 2019

Today, an international coalition of public health leaders including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) dean Ayman El-Mohandes and senior scholar Scott Ratzan issued a statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance around the world and to eliminating vacc

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