August 11, 2015

The Put Kids First campaign is a push for legislation doing away with the state’s law allowing nonmedical exemptions for vaccinations.

August 7, 2015

A new World Health Organization report amid the largest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded describes “a promising Ebola vaccine candidate,” identified by a trial in Guinea.

July 31, 2015

Vaccination against human papillomavirus continues to lag among adolescents, according to the Center for Disease Control’s 2014 report, issued Wednesday.

July 23, 2015

Cardinal Health recognized three independent drug stores as winners of the annual Independent Pharmacy Best Practices during the opening session of this year’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas.

July 20, 2015

Access to healthcare drove 82.9% more blood pressure screenings and 26.9% more diabetes screenings.

July 9, 2015

Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a poll by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

July 8, 2015

Flublok is the only flu vaccine made in a 100% egg-free system using modern cell culture technology, which speeds production to market. 

July 1, 2015

Under a new law that took effect on Wednesday, Floridians can now get more vaccines at their local pharmacy instead of going to a doctor’s office.

June 30, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday a bill that would require more children who enter day care or school to be vaccinated.
June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

June 11, 2015

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.

June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

May 7, 2015

Walgreens is responding to a high number of whooping cough cases in Washington with vaccine offer. 

April 24, 2015

A key Senate committee has approved a bill that would remove vaccine exemptions for school children in California, according to the Los Angeles Times.

March 16, 2015

Intradermal quadrivalent flu vaccine found to be more productive than trivalent vaccine, according to Saint Louis University research.

March 13, 2015

Beset by rising costs, a fast-growing elderly population and a critical shortage of primary care doctors, the nation’s health system is desperately in search of ways to lower costs through disease prevention and better access to quality care.

February 27, 2015

ACIP on Thursday recommended that children ages 6 months and older get an annual influenza vaccine with no preference stated for either the nasal spray vaccine or the flu shot.

February 26, 2015

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made a unanimous recommendation for use of meningococcal group B vaccines to vaccinate high-risk groups in the United States.

February 26, 2015

Protein Sciences expanded Flublok distribution through Cardinal, McKesson this week. 

February 23, 2015

A centralized notification system for immunization reminders would significantly improve childhood immunization rates, according to a study pubished in  JAMA Pediatrics

February 10, 2015

From Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2015, 121 people from 17 states and Washington D.C. were reported to have measles.

February 5, 2015

In light of the renewed discussions on the efficacy and safety of childhood vaccinations, The American Pharmacists Association issued a statement on the important role childhood and lifespan vaccinations play in protecting personal and public health.

January 26, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week announced approval for Bexsero, a vaccine intended to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 years through 25 years of age.

 

January 16, 2015

A report published in the Jan. 16 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report estimates that getting a flu vaccine this season reduced a person’s risk of having to go to the doctor because of flu by 23% among people of all ages.