All adults should make it a priority to get vaccinated due to the arrival of influenza season, holiday gatherings, and winter weather, as well as the ongoing threat of COVID-19.
7 Dec 2021
Misinformation and disinformation campaigns have contributed to the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. Internists can effectively counter this and encourage vaccinations.
1 Nov 2021
Only 50.5% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 19 or older had received an influenza vaccine during the 2018 to 2019 flu season, and vaccination rates were significantly higher among White beneficiaries than Black or Hispanic beneficiaries.
16 Nov 2021
Patients report that they trust their primary care practitioner the most, because a physician can address their problems in a real, personal way.
1 Apr 2021
Two studies analyzed postacute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) in older and ICU patients. Other new research showed that symptomatic infection during delivery raised risks in pregnant women but vaccination during pregnancy was safe. An ACP/Annals of Internal Medicine forum focused on outpatient management of COVID-19, and the FDA issued an emergency use authorization for a new monoclonal antibody treatment.
15 Feb 2022
Topics covered will include current recommendations, immunizations in patients with high-risk chronic conditions, and strategies for increasing vaccination rates.
20 Jul 2021
With patients likely to decline all vaccinations, of any kind, due mainly to concerns about safety or adverse effects, physicians opted to work with ACP's “I Raise the Rates” initiative as a quality improvement project.
1 Feb 2018
The CDC has recommended the new formulations of the mRNA vaccines, targeted at the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages of the omicron variant, for adults and adolescents who last received a COVID-19 shot at least two months ago.
6 Sep 2022
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Feb 2022
The virtual live event hosted by ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine on Dec. 16 will provide unique insight and practical information from a panel of experts on promoting COVID-19 vaccination confidence and uptake.
8 Dec 2020