Reasons for lagging COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black Americans are likely multifactorial. Likewise, responses to promote vaccination need to be multifaceted and community-based.
Health professionals can be ready with clear answers to patients’ most pressing questions about the timing, protocols and availability of COVID-19 vaccines.
Despite the high ranking of physicians as trusted professionals, many patients are swayed by information they encounter in the media about the safety and efficacy of vaccines. In this editorial, rheumatologist Bryan Mandell, MD, PhD, addresses common misconceptions about vaccines and what physicians can do about it.
A slew of new disease-modifying therapies in the 17 years since the last guideline prompted the update. A co-author of the new document shares takeaways.
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Cleveland Clinic’s Clinical Practice Committee makes a recommendation.
Herpes zoster (HZ) affects 1 million Americans every year. Because of the lack of effective treatment, vaccination provides the best strategy for disease mitigation. Here’s what you need to know.
With two nonequivalent vaccines available and different recommendations for different patient populations, vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae can be confusing.
Brian Mandell, MD, PhD, Editor in Chief of Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine and staff in the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, reflects on the intricacies of vaccination in the immunosuppressed.
When enterovirus D68 struck last year, Cleveland Clinic Children’s PICU filled with infected patients virtually overnight. Here’s how its staff drew on experience with other viral threats to ready itself.
First study to look at human papillomavirus vaccination rates by provider characteristics and practice location finds that male providers and suburban settings lag — plus a few surprising insights.