New ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule recommends changes to herpes zoster, pneumococcal, hepatitis B vaccines
The guidelines from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) also include information on COVID-19 vaccines, stressing that it is safe to co-administer them with other vaccines.
22 Feb 2022
This issue addressed COVID-19 vaccination and integrating oral health into primary care.
1 Nov 2021
One English analysis showed how COVID-19 boosters increase protection against symptomatic infection from omicron, while two studies looked at vaccinating the immunocompromised, and ACP videos worked to educate patients and increase vaccine uptake.
8 Mar 2022
A new vaccine should be considered the preferred option for prevention of shingles in adults and should be given in place of the existing one, but it brings with it familiar considerations: efficacy, insurance, and patient communication.
1 Feb 2018
ACP members can share the College's new YouTube series, “Physician to Physician Conversations” and “Ask Your Internist,” on social media.
11 Jan 2022
Patients report that they trust their primary care practitioner the most, because a physician can address their problems in a real, personal way.
1 Apr 2021
Ask Your Internist is ACP's new patient-facing series featuring physicians answering the public's top vaccine-related questions. Physician to Physician Conversations features practical approaches to address vaccine and health misinformation with patients.
7 Dec 2021
As America closes in on a vaccine for COVID-19, experts focus on which ones will work best, if at all, how to ramp up production, and how to fairly administer millions of doses.
1 Nov 2020
All adults should make it a priority to get vaccinated due to the arrival of influenza season, holiday gatherings, and winter weather, as well as the ongoing threat of COVID-19.
7 Dec 2021
Unvaccinated patients may have higher risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) when mildly ill, one study found, while another showed no effect from metformin, ivermectin, or fluvoxamine. Research supported the safety of the mRNA vaccines, and the NIH updated its treatment guidelines.
23 Aug 2022