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Study Shows Declining Childhood Vaccination Rates in U.S.

mother rejecting vaccine for her child

A study published recently in the journal Pediatrics showed that in 2019 more than one in six children in the United States aged 19 to 35 months old did not receive all of the doses of vaccines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 The study examined the vaccination uptake rates […]

CDC Adds COVID Shots to Recommended Vaccine Schedules for Children and Adults

mother and daughter with pediatrician

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated recommended vaccine schedules  for children, adolescents and adults to include the COVID-19 biologics. The move is consistent with recommendations made by the agency’s Advisory Committee on Vaccine Practices (ACIP) in October 2022.1 2 3 4 5 The update of the recommended vaccination schedules was […]

Pfizer Says Fourth COVID Shot May Be Needed, Fauci Talks About Annual Shots

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In an interview with CNBC on Dec. 8, 2021, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said that he expects sooner rather than later all Americans will have to get a fourth dose of Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 biologic for COVID-19 to try to protect against the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing mostly mild COVID disease. […]

NIH Begins Testing Mixed COVID-19 Vaccine Schedules

National Institutes of Health

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that it has begun an early stage Phase 1/2 clinical trial to examining what happens when an adult who is fully vaccinated with one type of COVID-19 vaccine, is given a different booster vaccine from another manufacturer three to four months later.1 Currently, there are three […]

FDA Opposes COVID-19 Vaccination Dose and Schedule Changes to Vaccinate More People

holding vial of COVID-19 vaccine

Only two weeks after the first experimental biologic for SARS-CoV-2 became available, the U.S. was more than 16 millions doses behind Operation Warp Speed’s goal of giving COVID-19 vaccines to 20 million people by the end of 2020.1 Responding to the slow rollout, Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef Slaoui, MD proposed giving half-doses to […]

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