News & Perspective

Oct 21, 2016

Oct 21, 2016
IPV vaccination

WHO panel recommends dose-sparing strategy for IPV polio vaccine

High demand, production problems, and lack of raw materials contribute to the shortage, which has hindered immunization campaigns at a crucial time.

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016
Teen vaccine

Vaccine panel recommends 2 doses of HPV vaccine for preteens

ACIP spent several months reviewing clinical trial data that showed two doses in younger adolescents prompted an immune response similar to or higher than in young adults.

Sep 27, 2016

Sep 27, 2016
Infant vaccination

Americas region first to achieve measles elimination

After a rigorous 6-year review, an expert panel declares the region the first in the world to eliminate the disease.

Mar 21, 2016

Mar 21, 2016
Measles vaccine

Study relates vaccine refusal to rise in measles, pertussis

A meta-analysis of 50 studies finds vaccine refusal common in measles, pertussis outbreaks.

Feb 24, 2016

Feb 24, 2016
Map of meningitis belt in Africa

Africa notes success with meningitis vaccine, some others

Vaccination campaigns have nearly eliminated serogroup A meningitis cases from Africa.

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