Adult (non-flu) Vaccines

Recent News

Dec 13, 2017

News Scan for Dec 13, 2017

More puppy Campylobacter
Food safety panel phased out
Urine TB test developed
Zika vaccine durability
MenB vaccine in young adults
Dec 11, 2017

News Scan for Dec 11, 2017

Dengvaxia turmoil
North Korea bioweapons
MERS case, death
Vaccine scare signals
Oct 25, 2017
Vaccine older patient

ACIP gives nod to new shingles vaccine, 3rd MMR dose for outbreaks

Panel gives a preference to Shingrix and recommends MMR for mumps outbreaks.

Oct 20, 2017

News Scan for Oct 20, 2017

Marburg virus in Uganda
Polio in Afghanistan and Syria
Salmonella outbreak probe ends
Tdap coverage in pregnancy
Sep 29, 2017
Vaccine in pregnancy

Study: Tdap vaccine in pregnancy protects infants

The vaccine protected 78% of newborns from pertussis and 90% from hospitalized cases.

Sep 27, 2017
Fireman amidst smoke

Pneumonia vaccine gaps found in adults with work-related asthma

Only 54% of US workers with asthma had received the recommended pneumococcal vaccine.

Sep 15, 2017

News Scan for Sep 15, 2017

H7N9 case
Campy, Crypto worksite risk
Shingles vaccine
Measles in Italy
Aug 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey flood rescue

Experts: Avoid unneeded tetanus shots in wake of Harvey

"It would be a mistake to divert important resources during this time toward tetanus vaccination."

May 05, 2017

News Scan for May 05, 2017

Minnesota measles
Liberia illness cluster grows
Adult vaccine uptake
Drug resistance in hospitals
Mar 30, 2017
Vaccine cold storage

Freezing, shortages among global vaccine challenges

Vaccines are unavailable at least once a month, and 19% to 38% of shipments have temperature issues.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Arsenault C, Harper S, Nandi A, et al. Monitoring equity in vaccination coverage: a systematic analysis of demographic and health surveys from 45 Gavi-supported countries. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jan 6)

Bernstein HH, Monty M, Yang P, et al. Increasing Tdap coverage among postpartum women: a quality improvement intervention. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Feb 8)

Feldstein LR, Mariat S, Gacic-Dobo M, et al. Global routine vaccination coverage, 2016. MMWR 2017 Nov 17;66(45):1252-5

Gesser-Edelsburg A, Shir-Raz Y, Hayek S, et al. Despite awareness of recommendations, why do health care workers not immunize pregnant women? Am J Infect Control 2017 (published online Jan 4)

Jain A, van Hoek AJ, Boccia D, et al. Lower vaccine uptake amongst older individuals living alone: a systematic review and meta-analysis of social determinants of vaccine uptake. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 27)

Kerr S, Van Bennekom CM, Liang JL, et al. Tdap vaccination coverage during pregnancy — selected sites, United States, 2006-2015. MMWR 2017 Oct 20;66(41):1105-8

Kerr S, Van Bennekom CM, Liang JL, et al. Tdap vaccination coverage during pregnancy—selected sites, United States, 2006–2015. MMWR 2017(Oct 20);66(44)1105-8

Kim DK, Riley LE, Harriman KH, et al. Recommended immunization schedule for adults aged 19 years or older, United States, 2017. Ann Intern Med 2017 Feb 7;166:209-19

Kim J, Jung M. Associations between media use and health information-seeking behavior on vaccinations in South Korea. BMC Public Health 2017 Sep 11;17:700

Kim J, Jung M. Associations between media use and health information-seeking behavior on vaccinations in South Korea. BMC Public Health 2017 Sep 11;17:700

Williams WW, Lu PJ, O'Halloran A, et al. Surveillance of vaccination coverage among adult populations — United States, 2014. MMWR 2017 May 5;66(11):1-28

Williams WW, Lu PJ, O'Halloran A, et al. Surveillance of vaccination coverage among adult populations —United States, 2015. MMWR 2017 May 5;66(11):1-28

Zimmermann P, Curtis N. The influence of probiotics on vaccine responses — a systematic review. Vaccine 2017 (published online Sep 18)

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