Articles related to VACCINES/IMMUNIZATION
FDA Issues Alert on Wrong COVID Vaccine Doses for Children
The FDA has issued an alert to healthcare providers to ensure the correct volume of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is withdrawn from the vial for children aged six months to 11 years. This comes amid reports of double doses being administered to children, emphasizing the importance of precise dosage in vaccine administration.
Family Medicine/General Practice November 8th 2023
COVID-19, Flu Vaccines Taken Together Linked to Stroke Risk
Recent studies have indicated a potential increase in stroke risk among seniors, particularly those aged 85 and older, who receive both COVID-19 and influenza vaccines simultaneously. This finding has sparked a renewed focus on the safety of administering multiple vaccines at the same time.
Geriatrics November 7th 2023
Nearly 1 in 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients Suffered Neurological Side Effects: Study
Healthcare professionals should be aware of the potential for neurological side effects in patients receiving COVID-19 vaccines. With nearly one-third of vaccine recipients experiencing symptoms such as headaches, tremors, and insomnia, continued monitoring and research are crucial.
Neurology November 7th 2023
Helping Patients Move from Vaccine Hesitancy to Vaccine Acceptance (CE)
A comprehensive guide to arm yourself with facts against vaccine myths. Let’s ensure safety through immunization. A CE program from the PowerPak.
Clinical Pharmacology October 30th 2023
Combo Vaccine for Influenza and COVID-19 Looks Promising in Early Study
The recent phase 1/2 study of Pfizer-BioNTech’s combination vaccine candidate demonstrated robust immune responses to influenza A, influenza B, and SARS-CoV-2 strains. This promising development could significantly impact global immunization practices.
Allergy & Immunology October 30th 2023