The Pharmacy Times® Immunization resource center provides the latest news in immunization. Here, you’ll find information about upcoming conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources for those interested in vaccination.
Nearly 1 in 3 individuals do not receive vaccinations against influenza, nor do almost 30% of patients with insurance and access to regular medical care, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held November 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The CDC has reported 34800 new cancer diagnoses linked to HPV annually, and the virus is predicted to account for more than 90% of all cervical and anal cancers, more than 60% of all penile cancers, and 70% of all oral cancers.
Since 2005, the CDC has enforced National Influenza Vaccination Week to emphasize the importance of continuing flu vaccination even through the winter months. Although it is the holiday season, the CDC and other organizations want to remind the general public that it is never a bad time to get your flu vaccine. Sam Nass, PharmD, MBS and Walgreens Immunizations Manager weighed in on the subject in an interview with Pharmacy Times®.
Pharmacy team members have the amazing opportunity to help ensure that people and communities are protected with proper immunizations during influenza (flu) season and beyond, but they may struggle with identifying patients who may benefit because it can be difficult to gather information from patients.
Community pharmacy-based immunization services have a proven track record for serving patients.
The Pharmacy Times® Immunization resource center acts as a hub for all the latest clinical information pertaining to vaccines, with articles covering live-attenuated vaccines; inactivated vaccines; subunit, recombinant, polysaccharide; and conjugate vaccines. Here, pharmacists will find content surrounding the data from all phases of clinical trials and studies in the immunization, and information and coverage straight from the floor of from the ongoing conferences and annual meetings.