Hexavalent Vaccine Included in Vaccines for Children Program
FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 -- The hexavalent combined diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) adsorbed, inactivated poliovirus (IPV), Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) conjugate (meningococcal protein conjugate), and hepatitis B... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Licensure of a Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus influenzae Type b Conjugate, and Hepatitis B Vaccine, and Guidance for Use in Infants
A new combination vaccine to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Haemphilus influenzae type b disease, and hepatitis B has been licensed, but won't be available before 2021. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Diphtheria Vaccination Hepatitis B Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Vaccination Tetanus Vaccination Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Specific Vaccines Whooping cough Source Type: news

Tdap Interchangeable With Td for Most Vaccine Indications Tdap Interchangeable With Td for Most Vaccine Indications
The tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine can be substituted for the tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccine in situations where only Td vaccine had been recommended previously, according to updated recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Tdap or Td Vaccine May Be Used for Decennial Td Booster Doses
MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2020 -- Either tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccine or tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine may be used for Td booster doses every 10 years or when indicated for tetanus... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccines: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices --- United States, 2019
New Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations allow more flexibility for use of either tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) or tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccines in three scenarios where only Td had been previously recommended, most notably for tetanus booster doses recommended every 10 years for all adults. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Vaccination Tetanus Vaccination Source Type: news

Variation in Tdap and Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women by Insurance Type --- Florida, 2016--2018
Pregnant women need to receive vaccines during pregnancy to keep themselves and their infants safe. Barriers to receiving vaccines, such as lack of insurance coverage, need to be removed so mothers and infants can be protected. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Influenza Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pregnancy Source Type: news

New science proves that vaccines SPREAD infectious disease, causing up to 15 times MORE infections among fully vaccinated children
(Natural News) A new peer-reviewed scientific paper published in the journal Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines has found that the DTaP vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) is causing children who receive it to become more prone to contracting whooping cough later on in life. According to the study, children who receive... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boostrix (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 19, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Tdap Vaccine Can Be Given Instead of Td, CDC Panel Says Tdap Vaccine Can Be Given Instead of Td, CDC Panel Says
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends giving either Tdap or Td in certain situations where only Td was previously recommended.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Vaccination Gaps Leave Pregnant Moms, Infants Unprotected
According to recent research from the CDC, about 65% of mothers surveyed reported they had not received the seasonal influenza and tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis vaccines before or during pregnancy. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 16, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

2 in 3 pregnant women don't get flu or whooping cough shots, CDC reports
Only one-third of pregnant women get flu and Tdap shots, despite the fact they vaccines lower the risks that they and their babies will be hospitalized for the infections, worrying CDC data revel. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Need Encouragement for Flu, Tdap Shots, CDC Says Pregnant Women Need Encouragement for Flu, Tdap Shots, CDC Says
Only 35% of new mothers in a survey reported having had both influenza and pertussis shots, the CDC said. Agency officials urged clinicians to allay fears that may prevent women from getting vaccines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 9, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Only Half of Pregnant Women Receive Recommended Vaccines
TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 -- Many pregnant women do not receive the recommended flu and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines to protect themselves and their infants, according to a Vital Signs report... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most Pregnant Women Aren ’ t Getting Flu And Whooping Cough Shots, CDC Warns
(CNN) — Most pregnant women in the United States don’t get flu and whooping cough vaccines even though the shots are safe and recommended as part of routine prenatal care, a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The report said the low rates of vaccination during pregnancy could put moms-to-be and newborns at greater risk of infection, hospitalization and death. The two vaccinations pass on antibodies to the fetus that provide protection after birth, when babies are too young to be vaccinated. It added that pregnant women have more than double the risk of hospitalization if...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Flu Vaccine Pregnancy Whooping Cough Source Type: news

Pregnant? Make Sure You ’re Vaccinated to Protect Yourself, Baby From Disease
Vaccinations before and during pregnancy are important to protect both mother and baby. Three vaccinations are recommended: flu, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis), and MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella). (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, UN warns
Globally, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis and one dose of the measles vaccine has stalled. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: How the Ebola Crisis Has Led to Children Dying From Measles
[The Conversation Africa] Forty-five years ago, the World Health Organisation launched the Expanded Programme on Immunisation. It covered six diseases - measles, tuberculosis, polio, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus. Since then, anti-measles vaccines have been distributed to millions of children across the world, leading to a massive reduction in illness and death. For example, between 2000 and 2017, it was estimated that global deaths from measles had reduced by about 80% due to vaccination. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mother's workplace exposure to solvents may heighten child ’s autism risk
Growing body of evidence suggests links with workplace and environmental factors, say researchers Related items fromOnMedica Maternal nut consumption linked to neurodevelopment in children ASD risk higher with prenatal exposure to pesticides Moderate maternal drinking seems not to harm neurodevelopment Prenatal vitamins linked to lower ASD risk in siblings Tdap vaccination in pregnancy not linked to birth defects (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 28, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

MEDICAL ALERT: Vaccine "excipient" summary exposes mercury, human abortion serum, and monkey kidney cells are STILL used in childhood vaccines, while CDC lies to America
(Natural News) The CDC claims that mercury was removed from all childhood vaccines 20 years ago, but thimerosal is 50 percent mercury by weight, on average, and it’s listed on nearly every influenza vaccine (flu shot) and also the DTaP, so, you were saying? They also claim it’s “safe when used as a preservative” in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pertussis Risk Up for Undervaccinated, Unvaccinated Children
However, most pertussis cases occur among vaccinated children further away from last DTaP dose (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: The ABCs of the DTaP vaccine
Giving children the diptheria, tetanus and acellular (DTaP) vaccine is one of the most important parts of keeping them healthy and protecting them from illness throughout their lives. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist, says the consequences of not following the DTaP vaccine schedule can be devastating. Watch: The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Childhood vaccines: Tough questions, straight answers
Do vaccines cause autism? Is it OK to skip certain vaccines? Get the facts on these and other common questions. Childhood vaccines protect children from a variety of serious or potentially fatal diseases, including diphtheria, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and others. If these diseases seem uncommon -- or even unheard of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Young Boy Spent 47 Days In an ICU and Racked Up $800,000 in Medical Costs Because He Wasn ’t Vaccinated Against Tetanus
A young boy in Oregon spent 47 days in an intensive care unit (ICU), resulting in more than $800,000 in medical costs, because he was not vaccinated against tetanus, according to a case study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case study co-author Dr. Carl Eriksson, an assistant professor of pediatric critical care at Oregon Health & Science University, who was involved in the boy’s treatment, wrote in an email to TIME that severe tetanus cases are very rare in the U.S., where vaccination effectively prevents such conditions. The boy’s illness was Oregon’s first pediat...
Source: TIME: Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Infectious Disease onetime Source Type: news

Vaxelis (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus b Conjugate [Meningococcal Protein Conjugate] and Hepatitis B [Recombinant] Vaccine) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 16, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Use of Adacel (Tdap) Vaccine for Repeat Vaccination
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of Adacel® (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Adsorbed) to include repeat... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - January 14, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Vaxelis Pediatric Hexavalent Combination Vaccine
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and KENILWORTH, N.J.– December 26, 2018–The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vaxelis™ (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus b... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 27, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Optic Neuritis Following DTaP-IPV Combined Vaccination Optic Neuritis Following DTaP-IPV Combined Vaccination
Was this patient's optic neuritis due to administration of the DTaP-IPV vaccination one day prior?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Commonly Refuse Vaccines
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Pregnant women commonly refuse vaccines, including influenza vaccine and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, according to research published online Dec. 4 in Obstetrics&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infant Ab Levels Highest With Tdap Vax in Early 3rd Trimester
THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 -- Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines given to pregnant women early in the third trimester may offer the most protection against infant pertussis, according to a study published in the Oct. 9 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Influenza and Tdap Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women Influenza and Tdap Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women
Did pregnant women adequately receive vaccination coverage for influenza and Tdap during the 2017-18 influenza season?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Maternal Tdap Vaccination and Neonatal Immunity, Timing Key Maternal Tdap Vaccination and Neonatal Immunity, Timing Key
Maternal Tdap vaccination provided greater neonatal immunity when administered early in the third trimester, according to a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Most Pertussis Cases in Infants Tied to Unvaccinated Mother Most Pertussis Cases in Infants Tied to Unvaccinated Mother
Overall, only 30% of pregnant women whose infants developed pertussis were appropriately vaccinated; stocking Tdap vaccine in prenatal clinics was tied to a greater likelihood of vaccination.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Barriers to Receipt of Prenatal Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Among Mothers of Infants Aged < 4 Months with Pertussis - California, 2016
In a review of California mothers of infants with pertussis in 2016, mothers who were offered tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular (Tdap) vaccination on-site during a routine prenatal visit were more likely to be vaccinated than were mothers who were referred off-site for vaccination, highlighting the need to incorporate Tdap vaccination into routine prenatal care to reduce access barriers. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 27, 2018 Category: American Health Tags: Diphtheria Infant Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Pregnancy Tetanus Vaccination Vaccines Whooping cough Source Type: news

Influenza and Tdap Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women - United States, April 2018
Many pregnant women are unvaccinated, and they and their babies continue to be vulnerable to influenza and pertussis infection and potentially serious complications, including hospitalization and death. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 27, 2018 Category: American Health Tags: Influenza (Flu) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Pregnancy Vaccines Whooping cough Women's Health Source Type: news

Tdap in Pregnancy; Smoking and Weight Gain: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include vaccination in pregnant women and ASD; treating stroke outside the window; smoking, mortality, and weight gain; and five risk factors for death in type 2 diabetes. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 18, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

China's vaccine scandal explodes as one million doses now found to be maiming Chinese children... total cover-up by the media
(Natural News) The Chinese government has admitted that hundreds of thousands more doses of children’s vaccines are faulty, bringing the total number of vaccines known to be defective there to nearly one million. The State Council of China announced that another batch of vaccines for diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (DPT) that were produced by the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tripedia (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women did not increase risk of autism in children, study says
Researchers studied more than 80,000 children and determined that there was no link between the prenatal Tdap vaccine and autism. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Bever Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Not Linked to Autism Risk
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Prenatal tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in offspring, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in Pediatrics. Tracy A.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Tdap Vaccine Doesn't Boost Autism Risk
Children born to women who had a Tdap vaccination during pregnancy had no higher risk of autism than kids whose mothers were not vaccinated, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds
Prenatal tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccination did not increase the risk of having a child with autism, according to a study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Flu, Tdap, Shingles and More: A List of Vaccines for Age 50+
Every Vaccine You Need After Age 50 ... There are three vaccines every adult needs — Influenza, Tdap, and Shingles. Two others, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B — are needed for certain risk factors. ..... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vax Not Linked with Increased Risk of Autism in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Study found no increased risk in kids with vaccinated versus unvaccinated mothers (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds. The Tdap vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, which is better known... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
Title: No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Study finds Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism
(Kaiser Permanente) A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children. The study was published today in Pediatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Try These Techniques to Boost Adolescent Immunizations
Residency programs that won AAFP Foundation Adolescent Immunization Awards share techniques that helped them boost vaccination rates for the following vaccine-preventable diseases: influenza; tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis; HPV infection; and meningitis. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - August 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pediarix (Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Hepatitis B and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nigeria:123 Million Infants Received Vaccine in 2017, WHO, Unicef Say
[Premium Times] UN agencies said a record-breaking of about 123 million, or nine out of 10, infants, received at least one dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2017 globally. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Cracking the Cold Chain Challenge Is Key to Making Vaccines Ubiquitous
[The Conversation Africa] Over the years vaccines have prevented countless cases of disease and saved millions of lives. Infectious diseases like polio, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella (German measles), smallpox, mumps, tetanus and rotavirus used to be common around the world. Today vaccines can prevent them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news