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Seniors still make up the bulk of flu cases, hospitalizationsThose age 65 and older faced the most cases of the flu and were most often hospitalized during the 2016-17 season, according to new CDC data.
Caterpillars may edge out chicken eggs for vaccine productionRegardless of whether the chicken or the egg came first, the caterpillar may have the edge when it comes to vaccine production, a new report finds.
Liability is limited in vaccine-related injuriesVaccine-related injuries in adults are rising, but healthcare providers administering those vaccines rarely have to worry about liability claims.
Flu “patch” as effective as shots, preferred by patientsResearchers have developed a microneedle patch that could replace injections for influenza vaccination and a host of other diseases.
Adults know needed vaccines, but skip them anywayA new report says the key to increasing adult vaccine compliance may lie in a simple suggestion from a physician.
Researchers: Pneumonia vaccine could use improvementU.K. researchers say more research and funding is needed for a more successful alternative to prevent pneumonia infection.
CDC recommends cholera vaccine for certain U.S. travelersThe federal agency supports a vaccine fast-tracked by the FDA for adults traveling to one of the more than 50 countries where cholera is endemic.
Cost, perception remain barriers in pharmacy-based vaccinationPharmacies can help reach populations that have difficulty in using traditional channels for vaccines, but obstacles remain.
California team working to develop acne vaccineA vaccine targeting the protein that contributes to acne breakouts is in development at the University of California, San Diego.
Patients, physicians forgo adult vaccines over cost and coverage concernsPatients often go without vaccines due to cost, and physicians don’t always recommend them over concerns about reimbursement, according to a new study.