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Older and immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions could benefit most from additional shots.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC study shows vaccine-induced immunity is stronger, but others found post-infection immunity more protective.
The AACR asks the CDC to recommend COVID-1i9 vaccine boosters for cancer caregivers as well as anyone who lives with someone with cancer.
Many people who received any of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for an additional dose of their choice.
Only 31% of pregnant people have been vaccinated against COVID-19, and vaccination rates vary markedly by race and ethnicity.
Recommendation includes people over 65, those with underlying medical conditions and those with occupational risk.
Nearly all cancer patients recovered from COVID-19, according to the Arkansas registry. The CDC rounds up other findings and concerns.
The committee voted against third shot for all adults, however, casting doubts on Biden’s booster plan.
Teens can receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at the same time as their COVID-19 vaccine.
Some say the announcement is based on weak evidence and could undercut vaccine confidence with no clear benefit in controlling the pandemic.
Health officials are preparing to offer booster shots for all adults starting eight months after the second dose.
The booster is recommended for organ transplant recipients, people receiving cancer treatment and people with advanced or untreated HIV.
The Biden administration has announced plans to offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters, but experts disagree about whether they’re necessary.
Prolonged delays in cancer screening for low-income women during the pandemic threaten to increase existing health disparities.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 100% effective in a study of adolescents; trials for younger children are now underway.
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