We examine bacterial meningitis and meningococcal disease, and which vaccines can prevent various causes of meningitis.
Are we worried about the CDC’s new guidance for fully vaccinated people?
Yesterday, the CDC released new guidance for fully vaccinated people in response to very encouraging real-world data about COVID-19 vaccines. To reflect this growing body of evidence, the CDC updated their guidance to recommend that: “fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, … Continue reading Are we worried about the CDC’s new guidance for fully vaccinated people?
Ask SciMoms: When can my kids hug their grandparents after COVID vaccination?
The CDC recently released guidelines about what is safe after COVID vaccination. With a growing proportion of fully vaccinated older Americans, the most burning question the SciMoms and many of our readers have is: when can our kids hug their grandparents after COVID vaccinations? The new guidelines do not specifically mention kids, but most kids … Continue reading Ask SciMoms: When can my kids hug their grandparents after COVID vaccination?
Why doesn’t the UK vaccinate against chickenpox?
Some countries do not include the chickenpox vaccine in their schedule. This post explores why.
Ask SciMoms: Where does the vaccine schedule come from?
This post explores the CDC vaccine schedule or CDC immunization schedule. It also outlines problems with the Sears vaccination schedule or alternate vaccine schedule.