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Health officials advise men who have sex with men, those with HIV and college students to get vaxxed against meningococcal disease.
Are we fully vaccinated, even with a booster, or should we get a third shot to catch up with those who got Pfizer or Moderna?
Since 1991, most children have been getting vaccinated against hepatitis B, so most adults under 30 are not at risk for the liver disease.
Vaccine effectiveness for children ages 5 to 11 was 91%, and serious side effects are rare.
None of the available coronavirus vaccines have been linked to increased risk of HIV acquisition or disease progression.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
People who received a higher dose had stronger and longer-lasting immune responses.
The results point the way toward a universal coronavirus vaccine that could prevent future pandemics.
An extra booster dose raised antibody levels in one third of people with organ transplants, but many remain unprotected.
However, other malignancies caused by human papillomavirus, including anal and oral cancers, are on the rise.
The CDC and FDA confirmed that the vaccine is safe, and said the recent pause should be lifted for all groups.
I’d been worried about my parents getting vax’d, because I know they have reservations about medicine. Likely because of my experiences.
If left untreated, hepatitis B and C can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
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