Males ages 11 to 12 years should routinely receive quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus; patients through age 59 years who have...
ACIP recommends vaccinating all males ages 11 to 21 years and men ages 22 to 26 years who have sex with men or are HIV positive.
Strains in this year’s vaccine are identical to last year’s, but revaccination is strongly recommended. Also, the dosing decision for children...
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: YES, if the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) series is given before 12 months of age. Vaccination before 12 months is...
The lesion on his trunk looked like zoster, but the patient had been vaccinated against varicella.
Is it safe to vaccinate children against varicella while they’re in close contact with a pregnant woman?
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: YES. All healthy children without evidence of immunity to varicella who are living in a household with a susceptible...
ACIP’s recommendations stress the need to protect vulnerable populations from rising rates of pertussis infection, improve health care personnel...
You now need to give previously vaccinated teens a booster dose at age 16 and protect high-risk patients with a 2-dose primary series.