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COVID-19 Vaccination Continues to Reduce Healthcare Burden

Aug 03, 2022

In just a month's time in late 2021, COVID-19 vaccination was estimated to prevent more than 50% of expected infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Estimating the burden of COVID-19 prevented by...

A Practical Guide to Vaccination for Patients on Biologics

Jul 29, 2022

Biologic therapies may expose patients to an increased risk for contracting infections, including this from live-attenuated vaccines. Novel biologic therapies have become the preferred treatmen...

Safety of COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients With Dravet Syndrome

Jun 21, 2022

COVID-19 vaccination is safe in patients with Dravet syndrome, but vaccine hesitancy among caregivers has impacted vaccine uptake in this patient population. “Patients with neurological condi...

Missed Vaccination Opportunities for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

May 25, 2022

Over half of patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) had a missed opportunity to be vaccinated within our healthcare system prior to developing IPD. Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD...

inDEPTH: Who Are the Women With Breast Cancer Survival Rates Near 100%?

May 16, 2022

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Dynamic changes in clinical characteristics and serotype distribution of invasive pneumococcal disease among adults in Japan after introduction of the pediatric 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in 2013-2019.

May 02, 2022

Nationwide population-based surveillance for invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) is being conducted in few Asian countries. We aimed to evaluate the clinical characteristics and serotype distribution ...

inDEPTH: COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccine Hesitancy Among Racially Diverse Parents

Apr 12, 2022

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Vaccine discourse in white nationalist online communication: A mixed-methods computational approach.

Mar 14, 2022

Research has indicated a growing resistance to vaccines among U.S. conservatives and Republicans. Following past successes of the far-right in mainstreaming health misinformation, this study tracks al...

Effect of sampling site on the diagnosis of canine parvovirus infection in dogs using polymerase chain reaction.

Jan 31, 2022

Accurate diagnosis is imperative in dogs with clinical signs of parvovirus infection (CPV-2).To assess quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR) for the diagnosis of CPV-2 infection, and determine the opti...

Comparison of the Immunogenicity of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Vaccine against the Wild-Type and Delta Variants in Kidney Transplant Recipients and Healthy Volunteers.

Jan 31, 2022

Little is known about immunogenicity after ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccination after transplantation. We assessed the vaccine response by antibody testing, surrogate neutralization test (sVNT) against wild-ty...

The Impact of Flu Vaccination on Survival for Elderly Men With COPD

Jan 24, 2022

Previous studies have established that patients aged 65 and older with COPD are at elevated risk for influenza-associated complications, such as hospitalization, ICU admissions, and death. Guidelines ...

Link Between Allergy History & Post-COVID-19 Vaccination Allergic Reactions

Jan 20, 2022

In December 2020, the FDA granted emergency use authorization for mRNA COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, within days of this authorization, there were several reports of sev...

Assessment of heterologous lumpy skin disease vaccine-induced immunity in pregnant cattle vaccinated at different times of gestation period and their influence on maternally derived antibodies.

Jan 10, 2022

The present study aimed to evaluate the cell-mediated and the humoral immune response to Romanian sheep pox vaccine in pregnant cows (n = 12) vaccinated at different times of gestation period and the ...

Covalent Coupling of HIV-1 Glycoprotein Trimers to Biodegradable Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles via Genetically Encoded Aldehyde-Tags.

Jan 03, 2022

The usage of antigen-functionalized nanoparticles has become a major focus in the field of experimental HIV-1 vaccine research during the last decade. Various molecular mechanisms to couple native-lik...

Mechanism on antigen delivery under mucosal vaccination using cell-penetrating peptides immobilized at multiple points on polymeric platforms.

Dec 20, 2021

We have developed an aggregate of D-octaarginine immobilized at multiple points on a co-polymer of N-vinylacetamide and acrylic acid. Previous studies revealed that immunoglobulin G and A were induced...

Pneumococcal carriage among children in low and lower-middle income countries: A systematic review.

Nov 22, 2021

Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the greatest causes of diseases leading to child mortality, especially in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The aim of this review is to describe the prevalenc...

Travel health study in commercial aircrew members.

Nov 22, 2021

Aircrew members of airlines are exposed to travel risks. The objectives of our study are to assess the experience of aircrews about these risks and their knowledge about prevention means.We conducted ...

Risk factors for the spread of vaccine-derived type 2 polioviruses after global withdrawal of trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine and the effects of outbreak responses with monovalent vaccine: a retrospective analysis of surveillance data for 51 countries in Africa.

Oct 18, 2021

Expanding outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived type 2 poliovirus (cVDPV2) across Africa after the global withdrawal of trivalent oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) in 2016 are delaying global polio era...

A prolonged, nationwide measles outbreak despite very high vaccination coverage in Israel, 2018-19.

Oct 11, 2021

. A major, prolonged measles outbreak occurred in Israel during 2018-19, despite vaccination coverage rates of 97% and 96% for the first and second doses, respectively, of measles containing vaccine (...

Reactogenicity and immunogenicity after a late second dose or a third dose of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 in the UK: a substudy of two randomised controlled trials (COV001 and COV002).

Sep 06, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine supply shortages are causing concerns about compromised immunity in some countries as the interval between the first and second dose becomes longer. Conversely, countries with no supp...