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Luisa N Borrell, Denis Nash, Chloe A Teasdale, Michael L Rinke, Rebecca Zimba, Yanhan Shen, Spencer Kimball, Sarah Kulkarni, Madhura Rane, Sasha A Fleary
The COVID-19 pandemic has decreased uptake of pediatric preventive care, including immunizations. This study estimates the prevalence of missed pediatric routine medical visits and vaccinations over...
BlueCross BlueShield - The health of America
This webpage shows infographics regarding missing vaccinations during COVID-19 in America
Ranee Seither, Michael T. McGill, Jennifer L. Kriss, Jenelle L. Mellerson, Caitlin Loretan, Kendra Driver, Cynthia L. Knighton, Carla L. Black
Figures Figure 1 Figure 2 Table References Related Materials PDF pdf icon[182K] State and local school vaccination requirements serve to protect students against vaccine-preventable diseases...
Association of Immunization Managers
Communicating with the public is an important tool for increasing COVID-19 vaccination coverage and reducing COVID-19 disease rates. This document compiles existing communications messaging and...
Vincent Daniels, Kunal Saxena, Craig Roberts, Smita Kothari, Shelby Corman, Lixia Yao, Linda Niccolai
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected utilization of preventative health care, including vaccines. We aimed to assess HPV vaccination rates during the pandemic,...
Lynn Gibbs Scharf, Rebecca Coyle, Kafayat Adeniyi, Janet Fath, LaTreace Harris, Stuart Myerburg, Mary Beth Kurilo, Elizabeth Abbott
This paper describes the current state of IIS in the United States, critical challenges impacting the quality of data in IIS, and potential components of a future IIS model to address these...
Casey Jo Humbyrd, Aaron Alokozai, David N. Bernstein
Clinical scenario An 11-year-old girl is brought to the local orthopaedic sports medicine clinic for evaluation of acute onset left knee pain and swelling. She was playing soccer in the yard with...
Kai Hong, Fangjun Zhou, Yuping Tsai, Tara C. Jatlaoui, Anna M. Acosta, Kathleen L. Dooling, Miwako Kobayashi, Megan C. Lindley
What is already known about this topic? Routine health care services have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. What is added by this report? During the first week after the national...
Cristina Carias, Manjiri Pawaskar, Mawuli Nyaku, James H. Conway, Craig S. Roberts, Lyn Finelli, Ya-Ting Chen
Background The COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders have caused an unprecedented decrease in the administration of routinely recommended vaccines. However, the impact of this decrease on...
Veronica Valentine McNally, Henry H Bernstein
Primary care providers play key roles in ensuring that children and the community receive vaccines on time. Sometimes, this role includes the task of reassuring parents who are vaccine hesitant that...
Yoonjae Kang, Tara M. Vogt, Paul Lucas, Michelle Banks, Fan Zhang, Carla Black, Brock Lamont, Bayo Arthur
Recent reports suggest that routine childhood immunization coverage might have decreased during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic (1,2). To assess the capacity of pediatric health...
Vikki Papadouka, Mohammed Almashhadani, Marisa Langdon-Embry, Jane R. Zucker, Iris Cheng, Alexandra Ternier
A decrease in the number of vaccine doses administered in NYC was detected beginning the week of March 8, 2020, 1 week after the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in NYC. Those numbers declined...
Jeanne M. Santoli, Megan C. Lindley, Malini B. DeSilva, Elyse O. Kharbanda, Matthew F. Daley, Lisa Galloway, Julianne Gee, Mick Glover, Ben Herring, Yoonjae Kang, Paul Lucas, Cameron Noblit, Jeanne Tropper, Tara Vogt, Eric Weintraub
On March 13, 2020, the president of the United States declared a national emergency in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic (1). With reports of laboratory-confirmed cases in...
Robert Swanson, Patricia Vranesich, Lynsey M. Kimmins, Lisa A. Jacques-Carroll, Jeremy Kuo, Cristi A. Bramer, Angela K. Shen
This article describes a reduction in childhood vaccinations during the COVID‐19 pandemic, which may leave communities more vulnerable to vaccine‐preventable diseases.
Heather Roth, Lynnsay Trefren, Sean T. O’Leary
As a consequence of the social distancing measures that have been implemented in many parts of the United States, medical visits to primary care physicians have dropped as some parents and patients...
Alexandra Rodriguez , Michal Chojnacky
Vaccine temperature control failures represent a significant public and private healthcare cost. Vaccines damaged by excessive heat or freezing lose their effectiveness, putting public health at...
NewYork-Presbyterian
This is a case study of a specific hospital in Queens, New York that has implemented a tremendous amount of innovate approaches to Healthcare Waste Management , taking into account environmental...
Anika Singanayagam, Maria Zambon, Ajit Lalvani, Wendy Barclay
Conflicting reports have emerged about the effectiveness of the live attenuated influenza vaccine. The live attenuated influenza vaccine appears to protect particularly poorly against currently...
Vaccinate Your Family
The Next Generation of Every Child By Two, has prepared this second annual State of the ImmUnion report to examine how strong our defenses truly are against vaccine-preventable diseases and what we...
Objective: The objective was to investigate how state level strategies in South Carolina could maximize HPV vaccine uptake. Design: An environmental scan identified barriers, facilitators, and...
Lois A. Weithorn et al.
Rates of vaccine-preventable diseases have increased in the United States in recent years, largely due to parental refusals of recommended childhood immunizations. Empirical studies have demonstrated...
Bert Baumgaertner, Juliet E. Carlisle, Florian Justwan
In light of the increasing refusal of some parents to vaccinate children, public health strategies have focused on increasing knowledge and awareness based on a “knowledge-deficit” approach....
Inc., West Pharmaceutical Services
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today shared the results of a study highlighting the benefits of West\'s...
Grace M. Lee et al.
BACKGROUND: Rates of invasive pneumococcal disease have declined since widespread introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) in the United States. We evaluated the impact of immunization...
Maureen Leeds, MPH, Miriam Halstead Muscoplat, MPH
Receiving recommended childhood vaccinations on schedule is the best way to prevent the occurrence and spread of vaccine-preventable diseases (1). Vaccination coverage among children aged 19–35...
MarkDredze et al.
The recent inauguration of President Trump carries with it many public health policy implications. During the election, President Trump, like all political candidates, made policy commitments to...
Cristina Pedreira et al.
The synchronized introduction of the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) and the switch from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) has constituted an effort without...
Tara C. Smith
Vaccine refusal has been a recurring story in the media for well over a decade. Though there is scant evidence that refusal is genuinely increasing in the population, multiple studies have...
Nathan C. Lo & Peter J. Hotez
Importance: Routine childhood vaccination is declining in some regions of the United States due to vaccine hesitancy, which risks the resurgence of many infectious diseases with public health and...
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August 2016 SnapShot newsletter from the American Immunization Registry Association
Miriam Muscoplat, Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota is currently experiencing its largest measles outbreak in 25 years. In April and May 2017, 70 cases were confirmed in Minnesota. In 2016, 70 total cases were reported in the United...
Tina Norris, Robin A. Cohen, Anjel Vahratian
The National Center for Health Statistics recently released the data brief from its 2015 National Health Interview Survey. Key findings from the survey data include: • Among adults aged 65 and...
Madewell ZJ, Wester RB, Wang WW, Smith TC, Peddecord KM, Morris J, DeGuzman H, Sawyer MH, McDonald EC.
OBJECTIVES: Accurate data on immunization coverage levels are essential to public health program planning. Reliability of coverage estimates derived from immunization information systems (IISs)...
Metroka AE, Papadouka V, Ternier A, Zucker JR.
OBJECTIVE: We compared the quality of data reported to New York City\'s immunization information system, the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR), through its real-time Health Level 7 (HL7) Web...
Manjunath B. Shankar et al.
Background: West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of domestically-acquired arboviral disease in the United States. Several WNV vaccines are in various stages of development. We estimate the...
Williams WW, Lu PJ, O\'Halloran A, Kim DK, Grohskopf LA, Pilishvili T, Skoff TH, Nelson NP, Harpaz R, Markowitz LE, Rodriguez-Lainz A, Fiebelkorn AP
PROBLEM/CONDITION: Overall, the prevalence of illness attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases is greater among adults than among children. Adults are recommended to receive vaccinations...
Mark D. Gershman et al.
Recent manufacturing problems resulted in a shortage of the only U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine. This shortage is expected to lead to a complete depletion of yellow fever vaccine available for...
David L. Day, Sandra Melendez, Mary Powell, Glenda Bastin, Robert Brawley, Margaret Jones, Julie Miracle, Nancy Allen, Anna Q. Yaffee
On July 11, 2016, state and local health departments in Kentucky were notified of a case of obstetric tetanus in an unvaccinated woman. Obstetric tetanus, which occurs during pregnancy or within 6...
Roger Baxter et al.
BACKGROUND: Vaccination against pertussis during pregnancy is recommended to protect newborns, yet there is limited information about the effectiveness of maternal tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria...
Helena Rosado et al.
The role of pharmacists in immunisation and vaccination varies across the world; in some countries pharmacists are primarily involved in ensuring the safe supply and ...
Tanya R. Myers et al.
Background: Limited data are available describing the post-licensure safety of meningococcal vaccines, including Menveo®. We reviewed reports of adverse events (AEs) to the Vaccine Adverse Event...
Every Child By Two.
From smallpox to chickenpox, we have the ability to protect Americans of all ages from deadly infectious diseases. It is estimated that the Vaccines for Children program will prevent 22 million...
Beth M. Isaac
On August 16, 2015, a case of parotitis in a resident of the Rockaways neighborhood of Queens, New York City (NYC), was reported to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) as a...
Erica Jacobya, Courtney Jarrahiana, Harry F. Hullb, Darin Zehrunga
Simple and efficacious delivery methods for influenza vaccines are needed to improve health outcomes and manage possible pandemics both in the United States and globally. One approach to meeting...
Hung-Fu Tseng et al.
BACKGROUND: Meningococcal conjugate vaccination is recommended in the United States. This study evaluates the safety of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine in a cohort aged 11 to 21 years....
Laura P. Hurley et al.
Financial barriers to adult vaccination are poorly understood. Our objectives were to assess among general internists (GIM) and family physicians (FP) shortly after Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
Mona Marin et al.
In 1988, the World Health Assembly resolved to eradicate poliomyelitis (polio). Since then, wild poliovirus (WPV) cases have declined by >99.9%, from an estimated 350,000 cases of polio each year to...
David K. Vawdrey, Angel Aponte, Kristen Forney, Stephen Holleran, Rajasekhar Ramakrishnan, Karthik Natarajan, Melissa S. Stockwell
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of exchange of immunization information between an immunization information system (IIS) and an electronic health record on up-to-date rates, overimmunization, and...
Phyllis Vincelli, Peter G Szilagyi, Nicolas P N Goldstein, Cynthia M Rand, Aaron Blumkin
PURPOSE To assess the effect of phone or text message reminders to parents of adolescents on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series completion in Rochester, NY. METHODS We performed parallel...
Wilma J. Wooten, Deirdre K. Browner, Terry A. Cronan, Cheryl A. M. Anderson, Christina D. Chambers, Hector Lemus, Suzanne Lindsay, Amanda R. Ratigan
This study examines the demographic representativeness of the County of San Diego Body Mass Index (BMI) Surveillance System to determine if the BMI estimates being obtained from this convenience...
omas J. Philipson et al.
Objectives: To determine the lifetime social value of using the guideline-recommended vaccines for children born in the United States in 2009. Study Design: This study utilized an economic model...
International Vaccine Access Center
The following report displays data and figures on the introduction status of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV), rotavirus vaccine, and inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) both globally and in 73 Gavi...
Holly A et al.
Sustained high coverage with recommended vaccinations among children has kept many vaccine-preventable diseases at low levels in the United States (1). To assess coverage with vaccinations...
M. J. Ferrari, S. Bhattacharyya
Measles elimination goals have been adopted in a range of countries, sub-regions, and regions since the WHO declared an elimination goal by 2015 or 2020. All countries attempt to achieve and maintain...
Kuter BJ et al.
M-M-RII, a combination measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, was licensed in the United States in 1978 based on data from several clinical trials that demonstrated that the safety and immunogenicity of...
Paul A. Gastañaduy et al.
Measles is a highly contagious, albeit vaccine-preventable, disease that can lead to serious complications. Although endemic transmission of measles in the United States was declared to be eliminated...
US CDC
The 3.0 versions of the Logic Specification and Supporting Data expand upon the previously published recommendations for birth to death to include risk factors that indicate or contraindicate...
Catherine Hough-Telford et al.
BACKGROUND: Parental noncompliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immunization schedule is an increasing public health concern. We examined the...
Melissa B. Gilkey et al.
Objective To support efforts to address parental hesitancy towards early childhood vaccination, we sought to validate the Vaccination Confidence Scale using data from a large, population-based...
Fangjun Zhou et al.
To evaluate the economic impact of the 2009 routine US childhood immunization schedule, including diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate,...
Micaela Martinez-Bakker et al.
Sustained and coordinated vaccination efforts have brought polio eradication within reach. Anticipating the eradication of wild poliovirus (WPV) and the subsequent challenges in preventing its...
Ismael R. et al.
Despite vaccination efforts and documentation of elimination of indigenous measles in 2000, the United States (US) experienced a marked increase in imported cases and outbreaks of measles in 2011....
Margaret A. Maglione et al.
ACKGROUND: Concerns about vaccine safety have led some parents to decline recommended vaccination of their children, leading to the resurgence of diseases. Reassurance of vaccine safety remains...
Verughese Jacob et al.
Population-level coverage for immunization against many vaccine-preventable diseases remains below optimal rates in the U.S. The Community Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended several...
David A. Broniatowski et al.
Vaccine refusal rates have increased in recent years, highlighting the need for effective risk communication, especially over social media. Fuzzy-trace theory predicts that individuals encode...
AIRA
The American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA), in partnership with the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Marie R. Griffin, Edward F. Mitchel, Yuwei Zhu, Carlos G. Grijalva, Andrew D. Wiese
ntroduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) into the childhood immunization schedule was associated with substantial reductions in invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and...
Elizabeth Wolf et al.
There are many forms of existing immunization surveillance in the United States and Washington state, but all are limited in their ability to provide timely identification of clusters of unimmunized...
Karl Krupp, Tenesha Avent, Rachel Clarke, Naomie Jean-Baptiste, Brionna Powell, Prasad Bhoite, Soumyadeep Mukherjee, Dudith Pierre-Victor, Purnima Madhivanan
CONTEXT: Some parents believe human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination increases the chance of risky sexual behaviors among adolescents. This review summarizes the evidence available on adolescent...
Matthew Lee Smith, Marcia G Ory, Jairus C Pulczinski, Alethea Chiappone, Brittany L Rosen, Alice White, Kelly L Wilson
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a contemporary public health concern because of its association with cervical cancer. Despite evidence about HPV vaccination benefits, debate surrounds whether or not...
Cutrona, Sarah L, Sreedhara, Meera, Goff, Sarah L, Fisher, Lloyd D, Preusse, Peggy, Jackson, Madeline, Sundaresan, Devi, Garber, Lawrence D, Mazor, Kathleen M
BACKGROUND: Clinical decision support (CDS), including computerized reminders for providers and patients, can improve health outcomes. CDS promoting influenza vaccination, delivered directly to...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) (1), viral hepatitis case-reports are received electronically from U.S....
Paul L. Delamater et al.
Childhood vaccination data are made available at a school level in some U.S. states. These data can be geocoded and may be considered as having a high spatial resolution. However, a school only...
Eve Dubé et al.
In The Lancet Infectious Diseases, John Glasser and colleagues report the results of a spatially-stratified model to better understand the dynamics of disease outbreaks and the link with vaccine...
Stephanie L. Mayne, Xianqun Luan, Alexander G. Fiks
BACKGROUND: Many pediatricians are now required to participate in American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV programs focused on improving health care quality, but...
Hudson, Sharon M, Rondinelli, June, Glenn, Beth A, Preciado, Melissa, Chao, Chun
OBJECTIVE: This qualitative study aimed to identify doctors\' and nurses\' perceptions of patient-, provider-, and system-level factors associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine completion...
Shah, Gulzar H, Leider, Jonathon P, Castrucci, Brian C, Williams, Karmen S, Luo, Huabin
OBJECTIVE: Assessing local health departments\' (LHDs\') informatics capacities is important, especially within the context of broader, systems-level health reform. We assessed a nationally...
Joseph, Natalie Pierre, Bernstein, Judith, Pelton, Steve, Belizaire, Myrdell, Goff, Ginette, Horanieh, Nour, Freund, Karen M
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a client-centered behavioral intervention (Brief Negotiated Interviewing) on mothers\' human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine knowledge and vaccination initiation for...
Tom, Ashlyn Robinett, Hali Buenconsejo-Lum, Lee Soon, Reni Hamilton, Michael Francisco-Natanauan, Pia Cruz, May Rose Dela Balajadia, Ronald Hernandez, Brenda Y
Despite the availability of HPV prophylactic vaccines, uptake has been suboptimal in the US. In the state of Hawaii, HPV vaccine coverage has decreased among females and remains low among males aged...
Sara K Fehr, Kelly L Wilson, Allie L Shepard, Ralph DiClemente, Brittany L Rosen
School nurses are at the intersection of the healthcare and school communities, thus, they can be considered opinion leaders in providing health advice - including information about the human...
Cecilia Lee & Joan L. Robinson
The efficacy of immunization mandates for childcare or school entry is a long-standing controversy. The United States (US) adopted school entry immunization mandates in the 1800s, while most...
Tara W. Strine, Mary M. McCauley, Elizabeth T. Luman, Robert B. Gerzoff, Philip J. Smith, Lawrence E. Barker
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract: The National Immunization Survey (NIS) provides state-level estimates of preschool immunization coverage. These coverages are frequently presented...
Shimabukuro
Vaccination coverage survey - Publication abstract: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate potential age-appropriate up-to-date (UTD) vaccination coverage achievable in preschool children if missing vaccinations...
Luman
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: This study characterizes the healthcare visits at which children receive vaccinations, including the number of these visits and the...
Immunization registries offer the opportunity for epidemiologists, immunization coordinators, assessment specialists, and immunization coalitions to address all aspects of communicable disease...
Varun K. Phadke et al.
A substantial proportion of the US measles cases in the era after elimination were intentionally unvaccinated. The phenomenon of vaccine refusal was associated with an increased risk for measles...