Lessons from history
- Boosting flu shot effort one worker at a time. // Hospital Employee Health;Nov2007, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p131
The article focuses on the personalized effort of the Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Pennsylvania regarding its flu vaccination campaign for its staff. Department managers at the hospital hand-deliver Flu Survival Kit packets personally addressed to the hospital's 1,600 employees and...
- ARMING FOR AN EMERGENCY. Lubell, Jennifer // Modern Healthcare;7/17/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p19
The article reports that the U.S., as a whole, is not as prepared as it should be to address a pandemic or bioterrorism-related disaster, as observed by experts in 2006. This is in spite of the efforts of cities and states to create their internal response plans. For one, New York City...
- Public Hospitals remind New Yorkers to get a flu shot. // New York Amsterdam News;11/30/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 49, p30
The article reports that the New York City Health and Hospitals is encouraging residents of New York City to get flu vaccines by participating in the National Influenza Immunization Week. An annual flu shot is recommended for children aged 6-59 months, pregnant women, persons aged over 50 years...
- Impact of the Maturing Varicella Vaccination Program on Varicella and Related Outcomes in the United States: 1994-2012. Leung, Jessica; Harpaz, Rafael // Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society;Dec2016, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p395
Background. Although the 1-dose varicella vaccination program, introduced in 1996, has led to significant declines in varicella disease, outbreaks continued to occur, which led to the adoption of a 2-dose vaccination program in 2007. We previously reported an 88% decline in varicella-related...
- Latest flu vaccine does not include circulating strain. // GP: General Practitioner;11/10/2003, p1
The main flu strain circulating in Great Britain is not included in 2003's vaccine, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has admitted. Tests have revealed that Fujian-like influenza A is circulating. It has already resulted in the death of at least four children. Great Britain Department of Health...
- Have you had your shots yet? // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on the importance of vaccinations for the prevention of serious diseases. Standard recommendation for tetanus shots; Protection provided by influenza vaccines.
- Better response from pneumonia vaccines. Newport, Alan // Prairie Farmer;Apr2012, Vol. 184 Issue 4, pBP9
The article offers information on a recent research which indicates nasally administered inforce 3 IBR vaccine has no negative interaction with a Mannheimia haemolytica vaccine.
- Ask Dr. Wayne. // Echo Magazine;10/15/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p44
The article provides an answer to a question about HIV vaccine and how long it takes to develop it.
- From the editors. // Nature Reviews Immunology;Oct2009, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p669
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by David Weiner and colleagues on determining protective immunity for HIV vaccines using rhesus macaques, one by Bali Pulendran on understanding the yellow fever vaccine's mechanism, and one by Carl June, Bruce...