September 2019 NVAC meeting: Vaccines for Uncommon Diseases and Small Patient Populations Panel

September 2019 NVAC meeting: Vaccines for Uncommon Diseases and Small Patient Populations Panel

>>IF THE MEMBERS OF THE NEXT PANEL COULD START MOVING TOWARD THE STAGE, LET ME MAKE OUR INTRODUCTION. OUR NEXT SESSION IS ON VACCINES FOR UNCOMMON DISEASES AND SMALL PATIENT POPULATIONS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS SESSION IS TO EXPLORE HOW VACCINES FOR UNCOMMON DISEASES IN SMALL PATIENT POPULATIONS WILL CAUSE THE VACCINES LANDSCAPE TO BECOME…

Measles Outbreak 2019

Measles Outbreak 2019

With measles outbreaks occurring nationally and internationally Public Health reminds everyone who has not been immunized against measles to get the measles immunization travel and attending large-scale events especially in places with ongoing outbreaks can increase your chance of exposure to measles with two dose of measles vaccine at about 97% effective measles immunization is…

RotaTeq (RV5)

RotaTeq (RV5)

In this video, I will demonstrate how to administer RV5 rotavirus vaccine, or Rotateq. RV5 is administered in an infant’s mouth. The oral-administration route is abbreviated PO. RV5 is a live, attenuated vaccine that protects an infant from rotavirus infections. RV5 is routinely administered as a series of three oral doses beginning at 2 months…

What If We Stopped Vaccinations?

What If We Stopped Vaccinations?

Thankfully we live in 2019. In our age, killer viruses and diseases like smallpox, polio, measles, mumps, rubella really aren’t too much of an issue, especially in first world countries. But…travel back 100 years…and these illnesses had us dropping like flies. Now that a lot of these sicknesses have been taken to the brink of…