ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's sixth COVID-19 forum examined progress amid the pandemic in the past year.
1 Nov 2021
Two new studies reported on infections in fully vaccinated people, while another looked at the rate of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with COVID-19. A survey found depression and anxiety to be common during the pandemic, and the push for mandatory vaccination of health care workers continued.
3 Aug 2021
Mandated influenza vaccinations for employees of health care facilities are improving safety for vulnerable patients. Properly implementing such rules is the key to a successful outcome.
1 Oct 2015
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) published three revisions to its guidelines for vaccinating against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
25 Jun 2013
U.S. hospitalizations for pneumonia declined substantially, especially among children and the elderly, after introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugant vaccine (PCV7), according to a new study.
16 Jul 2013
A study found mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccines to be safe and effective, other research showed ongoing symptoms to be common at one year after infection, the CDC analyzed the severity of omicron, and the FDA revised outpatient treatment authorizations.
1 Feb 2022
Human papillomavirus immunization rates continue, for several reasons, to lag behind those of other vaccines. Experts are formulating new approaches for physicians and patients to ensure that HPV protection is as robust as possible.
1 Feb 2016
Recent studies looked at differences by race and ethnicity in quality of ambulatory care for patients with Medicare Advantage versus traditional Medicare, health status and health care access, and health care spending over time.
24 Aug 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' HealthMap Vaccine finder, a Web-based flu vaccine locator that helps physicians post their flu vaccine services, has been redesigned and is now available online.
25 Sep 2012
The HealthMap Vaccine Finder, a Web-based flu vaccine locator which helps physicians post their flu vaccine services, has been redesigned and is now available online.
21 Aug 2012