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Vaccines

COVID-19: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Responses in UK Dental Care Professionals.

Jun 03, 2021

Dental care professionals (DCPs) are thought to be at enhanced risk of occupational exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). However, robust data to support this from ...

Transient Cardiac Injury in Adolescents Receiving the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine.

Jun 03, 2021

Vaccines are paramount in the effort to end the coronavirus disease 2019 global epidemic. BNT162b2 is approved for the vaccination of adolescents over 16 years of age. Systemic adverse events were sca...

"If a rabbi did say 'you have to vaccinate,' we wouldn't": Unveiling the secular logics of religious exemption and opposition to vaccination.

May 31, 2021

Maintaining 'faith' in vaccination has emerged as a public health challenge amidst outbreaks of preventable disease among religious minorities and rising claims to 'exemption' from vaccine mandates. O...

CD40 and CD80/86 signaling in cDC1s mediate effective neoantigen vaccination and generation of antigen-specific CX3CR1 CD8 T cells.

May 27, 2021

The use of tumor mutation-derived neoantigen represents a promising approach for cancer vaccines. Preclinical and early phase human clinical studies have shown the successful induction of tumor neoepi...

Virulence and live vaccine potential of Edwardsiella piscicida phoP and phoQ mutants in catfish against edwardsiellosis.

May 27, 2021

Edwardsiella piscicida is a Gram-negative facultative intracellular bacterium causing edwardsiellosis in catfish, the largest aquaculture industry in the United States. A safe and effective vaccine i...

Rotavirus vaccination likely to be cost saving to society in the United States.

May 27, 2021

Following the introduction of rotavirus immunization in 2006 in the United States (US) there were substantial declines in the domestic rotavirus disease burden. In this study we assess the value for m...

Immunological memory and neutralizing activity to a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine in previously infected individuals.

May 24, 2021

Individuals who have recovered from SARS-CoV-2 infection were shown to have higher antibody response to a single dose of mRNA vaccines while memory response was demonstrated in COVID-19 patients up to...

Pre-pandemic Cognitive Function and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Cohort Study.

May 24, 2021

Whereas several predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy have been examined, the role of cognitive function following the widely publicised development of an inoculation is unknown. Accordingly, our o...

Influence of adjuvants on the amount, specificity and functional activity of antibody response to human influenza vaccine in mice.

May 24, 2021

It's been almost a century since immunologists started using adjuvants as tools to develop more effective vaccines. Despite the rising number of adjuvanted vaccines in the last decades, we still lack ...

Mobile nudges and financial incentives to improve coverage of timely neonatal vaccination in rural areas (GEVaP trial): A 3-armed cluster randomized controlled trial in Northern Ghana.

May 20, 2021

Despite progress in vaccination coverage, timeliness of childhood vaccination remains a challenge in many settings. We aimed to assess if mobile phone-based reminders and incentives to health workers ...

Vaccine hesitancy among paediatric nurses: Prevalence and associated factors.

May 20, 2021

This study describes the prevalence of vaccine hesitancy associated with the Catalan systematic childhood vaccination calendar and some related psychosocial determinants among paediatric primary care ...

Assessing Pediatric Immunization Practices in Nephrotic Syndrome

May 10, 2021

In the current era of the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding barriers to vaccinations in immunosuppressed children has become more crucial than ever, according to Cheryl L. Train, MD. “Children with n...

Preference of influenza vaccination among the elderly population in Shaanxi province, China.

May 06, 2021

The influenza vaccination uptake rate is low in China. In the current study, we aimed to explore the preferences of influenza vaccination among the Chinese elderly. A discrete choice experiment design...

Development of a VRC01-class germline targeting immunogen derived from anti-idiotypic antibodies.

May 06, 2021

An effective HIV-1 vaccine will likely need to elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs). Broad and potent VRC01-class bNAbs have been isolated from multiple infected individuals, suggesting that...

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and related fears and anxiety.

May 06, 2021

Vaccination is crucial to limit the pandemic spread of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19. Therefore, besides the development and supply of vaccines, it is essential that sufficient individuals are willing to get va...

Vaccine Hesitancy: Assessing Challenges and Recommendations

Apr 22, 2021

Vaccination hesitancy typically originates from concerns about the safety and efficacy of vaccines and from a lack of trust in institutions that promote vaccines, according to Lavanya Vasudevan, PhD, ...

The economic burden of diarrhea in children under five years in Bangladesh.

Apr 19, 2021

Diarrhea is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among the under-five children in Bangladesh. Hospitalization for diarrhea can pose a significant burden to the households and health-systems. We ...

Age-stratified seroprevalence of vaccine-preventable infectious disease in Saravan, Southern Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Apr 19, 2021

Lao People's Democratic Republic has frequent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD). We aimed to determine susceptibility and exposure to VPD in Saravan, a rural province with high ethnic di...

Immunizations: Addressing the Growing Anti-Vaccine Movement

Apr 12, 2021

Despite immunizations being some of the most effective, life-saving public health interventions in history, anti-vaccine propaganda and vaccine hesitancy have presented challenges for clinicians tryin...

The role of complementary and alternative medicine practitioners in the information-seeking pathway of vaccine-hesitant parents in the Blue Mountains area, Australia.

Mar 25, 2021

While immunisation rates were 94.63% for the whole Nepean Blue Mountains region of New South Wales in 2017, coverage for 1 year olds in the upper Blue Mountains was under 80%. There is a known relati...

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