In The News

This page features links to news articles about immunizations and topics related to immunization and vaccination from sources such as the CDC, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), ScienceDaily and other verified organizations and news aggregators.

Please check back often for the latest news and information.

TribLIVE – Editorial: Vaccination info should be epidemic – August 24, 2019

MedPage Today – ‘Strong Evidence’ HPV Vaccination Prevents Cervical Cancer – July 23, 2019

TribLIVE – Allegheny County leads Western Pa. in hepatitis A cases amid statewide outbreak – May 20, 2019

Allegheny County Health Department – ACHD Reports Case of Measles in the City of Pittsburgh – April 30, 2019

George Washington University Public Health Online – Producing Prevention: The Complex Development of Vaccines – March 2019

CIDRAP – AAP urges flu shots over nasal spray for kids when possible – Sept. 2018

American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) – Immunizations Initiatives Newsletter – July 2018

Science Daily – 1.45 million children’s lives saved by Hib and pneumococcal vaccines since 2000 – 6/11/2018

CIDRAP –  WHO changes 2 strains for 2018-19 flu vaccine – 2/22/2018

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) –  Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccines – 1/26/2018

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) – Recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of a Third Dose of Mumps Virus–Containing Vaccine in Persons at Increased Risk for Mumps During an Outbreak – 1/12/2018

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) – Notes from the Field: Errors in Administration of an Excess Dosage of Yellow Fever Vaccine – 1/26/2018

Science Daily – Flu may be spread just by breathing – 1/18/2018 (Blog) – New Shingles Vaccine Approval and Recommendations – 12/12/2017

Shot of Prevention (Blog) – Flu Vaccine Benefits Go Beyond Effectiveness of One Strain – 12/11/2017

Science Daily – Annual influenza vaccination does not prevent natural immunity – 11/13/2017

Science Daily – H3N2 mutation in last year’s flu vaccine responsible for lowered efficacy – 11/6/2017

Science Daily – The end of pneumonia? New vaccine offers hope – 10/20/2017

CIDRAP – Study details pandemic potential of latest H7N9 flu strains – 10/19/2017

Medscape – ‘Susceptibility Pockets’ Driving Uptick in US Measles Cases – 10/3/2017

NEJM – Effectiveness of a Third Dose of MMR Vaccine for Mumps Outbreak Control – 9/7/2017

CIDRAP – WHO swaps out H3N2, B strains in Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine – 9/28/2017

CIDRAP – Officials highlight flu vaccination gaps, progress ahead of season – 9/28/2017

Medscape – Flu Vaccination Rates Among Healthcare Workers Have Plateaued – 9/28/2017

CIDRAP – Study signals association between flu vaccine, miscarriage – 9/13/2017

CIDRAP “News Scan” – Study finds low risk of repeat adverse events after childhood vaccination – 8/29/2017

AAFP – Wealth of Resources Available to Help Boost Vaccination Rates – 8/15/2017