QD: News Every Day--H1N1 'emergency' and vaccine shortage. ACP Internist's daily digest of news and events continues with H1N1 updates, and physicians speaking out about health care reform. ... H1N1 influenza. The weekend's health news had one theme:
Vaccines for the 2010-2011 influenza season in the United States, which contain three strains: A/California/7/09 (H1N1)-like virus (pandemic [H1N1] 2009 influenza virus), A/Perth /16/2009
The risk peaked in the third week post vaccination with twice the risk. ... To be clear, influenza vaccine IS a miracle when it's compared to influenza infection. .
an effective COVID-19 vaccine that will be the end to all our woes. ... data. Are we going to mandate everyone get the vaccine, or give people individual choice, like with other vaccines?
Vaccine expert Paul A. Offit, MD, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, spoke to attendees the first evening about the public debate over the merits of vaccination. ... One solution may to be lengthen the vaccination season. “Generally, we start
The vaccine administration will be covered for members whose benefit plans cover vaccines. ... vaccine. Medicare will pay for seasonal flu vaccinations even if the vaccinations are rendered earlier in the year than normal.
In the first year of the mandatory policy (2009-2010 season), 99.2% of employees received the vaccine, 0.7% were exempted for religious/medical reasons, and 0.1% refused vaccination ... Of the five people who refused vaccination in the mandatory period
Age-appropriate, up-to-date vaccination is key. The Affordable Care Act will be 10 years old next March.
QD: News Every Day--Vaccination rates rising among health care professionals. 72% of health care personnel reported getting the flu vaccine for the 2012–13 season, an increase from 66.9% ... Vaccination was highest among hospital-based people (83.1%)
Vaccination schedules are very important for splenectomized patients. "To minimize the risk of OPSI, patients should get vaccinated," Dr. ... Tavakkoli said. The CDC, in its 2016 recommendations for adult immunizations, counsels clinicians to provide the