Immunization News Posts

Bivalent Booster Update & Upcoming CDC COCA Call

Bivalent Booster Update & Upcoming CDC COCA Call

The new U.S. COVID-19 boosters are combination, or “Bivalent,” shots. They contain half the original vaccine recipe and half for the protection against the newest omicron versions, called BA.4 and BA.5, that are considered the most contagious yet. The bivalent...

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl – A Two-Time Sepsis Survivor

Meet Darleen Gangl; she and her husband, Brad, live in Bottineau, North Dakota. She is an avid vintage Barbie collector and enjoys researching her family tree. Darleen is also a two-time sepsis survivor. Thirteen years ago, Darleen was diagnosed with necrotizing...

COVID-19 Vaccines: Science -vs- Antiscience I September 26, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines: Science -vs- Antiscience I September 26, 2022

The North Dakota State University Center for Immunization Research and Education is excited to welcome Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, as its third guest presenter in Bringing the Experts to You: A Webinar Series on Vaccines. In this webinar, Dr. Hotez will discuss COVID-19...

Bivalent Booster Update & Upcoming CDC COCA Call

2022 Pink Book Web-on-Demand Series Updates

CDC is offering a series of weekly one-hour web-on-demand videos that will provide an overview of vaccination principles, general best practices, immunization strategies, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them....

Advocacy and Awareness: The Importance of Vaccinations

Advocacy and Awareness: The Importance of Vaccinations

Although significant vaccine-related advancements have been made in the United States, adult vaccination rates still remain low overall, especially among racial and ethnic minority populations, who have been shown to be less likely to be vaccinated against certain...

Getting Back on Track with Vaccinations

Getting Back on Track with Vaccinations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts of healthcare professionals to protect patients of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. This observance serves as an important...

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