Roundup: New Vaccine Hesitancy Intervention, PCV for Acute Otitis Media, and More

Think you may have missed any news in the field of pediatric vaccination? Here, we have compiled our breakdown of trending stories on Consultant360.


A new intervention may help alleviate parents’ hesitancy towards vaccinating their children.

The informative, internet-based platform was recently tested in a study of more than 1000 participants. Read More


The rise in measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) outbreaks in the United States is likely tied to higher rates of nonmedical vaccine exemptions.

Children who have not received the MMR vaccine series are 35 times more likely to contract measles than vaccinated children. Read More


The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is a safe and effective preventive measure against acute otitis media in young children, researchers say.

The effects of the vaccine were tested in a cohort of children aged 30 months or younger who were administered the full primary series of PCV13, along with other recommended vaccines. Read More


The global burden of Streptococcus pneumoniae and H influenzae type b disease among children has greatly declined with the increased use of the PCV and Hib vaccines worldwide.

Countries with high child mortality have especially benefitted from the introduction of these vaccines. Read More




Podcast: Pertussis Resurgence and Vaccination: What You Need to Know

Dr Julia Piwoz from Hackensack Meridian Health talks to us about the pertussis resurgence and how it relates to vaccination, vaccination in pregnancy, and more.