Vaccinations

Read: Advisory Panel: Healthcare Workers, Nursing Home Residents Should Be Vaccinated First

Advisory Panel: Healthcare Workers, Nursing Home Residents Should Be Vaccinated First

If the FDA approves Pfizer’s and Moderna’s vaccines, about 20 million people will be able to receive the first round of shots by the end of the year.

Read: U.S. Sees Highest 1-Week Increase in Child Cases of Coronavirus

U.S. Sees Highest 1-Week Increase in Child Cases of Coronavirus

A record-setting 61,000 children came down with COVID-19 last week.

Read: All Massachusetts Students Must Get Flu Shot

All Massachusetts Students Must Get Flu Shot

Flu vaccinations will be required for all children who are attending child care, pre-school, kindergarten, K-12, and institutions of higher education.

Read: Virologists to Americans: Get Your Flu Shot This Year

Virologists to Americans: Get Your Flu Shot This Year

Experts say the combination of the coronavirus and the flu this fall and winter could exacerbate the strain on the U.S. public health system, which is struggling already.

Read: UC System Requiring Flu Shots for All Students, Staff By Nov. 1

UC System Requiring Flu Shots for All Students, Staff By Nov. 1

The intention of the newly signed executive order is to avoid a surge of flu cases at healthcare facilities as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

Read: Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

With lower than normal vaccination coverage, children may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases such as influenza, measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, and more.

Read: Flu Virus has Killed 68 Children Since the Start of the Flu Season

Flu Virus has Killed 68 Children Since the Start of the Flu Season

The CDC says that flu activity remains high, but hospitalizations and deaths are not high at this point in the season.

Read: Seattle Students Can’t Return from Winter Break If Not Vaccinated

Seattle Students Can’t Return from Winter Break If Not Vaccinated

The district is hosting three free vaccination clinics so that students can get caught up on their immunizations.

Read: 53 Samoans Dead from Measles Outbreak

53 Samoans Dead from Measles Outbreak

Most of the victims from the vaccine-preventable illness have been children under the age of 4.

Read: How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

How Much Do You Actually Know About Hospital Security?

Put your hospital security knowledge to the test with this quiz that runs the gamut of important healthcare security topics.

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