2018 News Reports By Month
Flannery B, Chung JR, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Gaglani M, Murthy K, et al. Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2018 MMWR. 2018;67(6);180-5.
This report uses data from 4,562 children and adults enrolled in the U.S. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network (U.S. Flu VE Network) during November 2, 2017–February 3, 2018…
Budd AP, Wentworth DE, Blanton L, Elal AIA, Alabi N, Barnes J, et al. Update: Influenza Activity — United States, October 1, 2017–February 3, 2018 MMWR. 2018;67(6);169-79.
This report summarizes U.S. influenza activity during October 1, 2017–February 3, 2018, and updates the previous summary…
Vora NM, Orciari LA, Bertumen JB, Damon I, Ellison JA, Fowler Jr. VG, et al. Potential Confounding of Diagnosis of Rabies in Patients with Recent Receipt of Intravenous Immune Globulin MMWR. 2018;67(5);161-5.
This report describes six patients who were tested for rabies by CDC and who met CSTE criteria for confirmed human rabies because they had illnesses compatible with rabies, had not been vaccinated for rabies, and were found to have serum RLNAs (with complete Rabies lyssavirus neutralization at a serum dilution of 1:5)…
Kim DK, Riley LE, Hunter P. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2018 MMWR. 2018;67(5);158–60.
The 2018 adult immunization schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations in two figures and a table of contraindications and precautions for vaccines recommended for adults, and is intended is to assist health care providers in implementing the current ACIP recommendations for vaccinating adults…
Robinson CL, Romero JR, Kempe A, Pellegrini C, Szilagyi P. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger — United States, 2018 MMWR. 2018;67(5);156–7.
The 2018 child and adolescent immunization schedule summarizes ACIP recommendations, including several changes from the 2017 immunization schedules, in three figures and footnotes to the figures…
McNeil MM, Hibbs BF, Miller ER, Cano MV. Notes from the Field: Errors in Administration of an Excess Dosage of Yellow Fever Vaccine — United States, 2017 MMWR. 2018;67(3);109-10.
Vaccine providers should follow the instructions provided with YF-VAX; preventive measures such as more distinctive packaging and in-service training in clinics that stock both the single and multidose vials might be helpful…
Dooling KL, Guo A, Patel M, Lee GM, Moore K,Belongia EA, et al. Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccines MMWR. 2018;67(3);103-8.
This report serves as a supplement to the 2008 Prevention of Herpes Zoster Recommendations of ACIP for the use of ZVL in adults aged ≥60 years and subsequent updates; it outlines recent ACIP recommendations as well as guidance for use of RZV and ZVL in adults…
Marin M, Marlow M, Moore KL, Patel M. 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 MMWR. 2018;67(1);33-8.
This recommendation supplements the existing ACIP recommendations for mumps vaccination…
Schillie S, Vellozzi C, Reingold A, Harris A, Haber P, Ward JW, et al. Prevention of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices MMWR. 2018;67(1);1-33.
his report updates and summarizes previously published recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC regarding the prevention of HBV infection in the United States…
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