2019 News Reports By Month
Doshani M, Weng M, Moore KL, Romero JR, Nelson NP. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Hepatitis A Vaccine for Persons Experiencing Homelessness MMWR. 2019;68(6);153-6.
This report provides recommendations for use of HepA vaccine among persons experiencing homelessness and updates previous ACIP recommendations for HepA vaccine that did not include homelessness as an indication for use of HepA vaccine for preexposure protection against HAV infection…
Doyle JD, Chung JR, Kim SS, Gaglani M, Raiyani C, Zimmerman RK, et al. Interim Estimates of 2018–19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2019 MMWR. 2019;68(6);135-9.
CDC continues to recommend influenza vaccination while influenza viruses are circulating in the community…
Blanton L, Dugan VG, Elal AIA, Alabi N, Barnes J, Brammer L, et al. Update: Influenza Activity — United States, September 30, 2018–February 2, 2019 MMWR. 2019;68(6);125-34.
Influenza vaccination remains the most effective way to prevent influenza illness…
Bauri M, Wilkinson AL, Ropa B, Feldon K, Snider CJ, Anand A, et al. Notes From The Field: Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Type 1 and Outbreak Response — Papua New Guinea, 2018 MMWR. 2019;68(5);119-20.
Because of the outbreak, on July 12, 2018, CDC issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice recommending that all travelers to Papua New Guinea be fully vaccinated against polio…
Kim DK, Hunter P. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2019 MMWR. 2019;68(5);115-8.
The 2019 adult immunization schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations in two tables and accompanying notes…
Robinson CL, Bernstein H, Romero JR, Szilagyi P. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger — United States, 2019 MMWR. 2019;68(5);112-4.
The 2019 child and adolescent immunization schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations, including several changes from the 2018 immunization schedule, on the cover page, three tables, and notes found on the CDC immunization schedule website…
McKay SL, Kambui A, Taulung LA, Tippins A, Eckert M, Wharton AK, et al. Notes From The Field: Mumps Outbreak in a Recently Vaccinated Population — Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, August–December, 2017 MMWR. 2019;68(4);95-6.
This investigation underscored the importance of an accurate public health assessment of persons at risk for mumps to determine the most efficient and cost-effective outbreak response…
Hesse EM, Shimabukuro TT, Su JR, Hibbs BF, Dooling KL, Goud R, et al. Postlicensure Safety Surveillance of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) — United States, October 2017–June 2018 MMWR. 2019;68(4);91-4.
Early RZV safety monitoring findings are consistent with prelicensure clinical trial data…
CDC. QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–64 Years Who Had an Influenza Vaccination in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Current Asthma Status — National Health Interview Survey, 2017 MMWR. 2019;68(2);48.
In 2017, adults aged 18–64 years with current asthma were more likely to have had an influenza vaccination in the past 12 months (47.9%) than those without asthma (36.4%)…
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