The CDC estimates that nearly 34,000 cancer deaths were attributable to HPV each year during 2011-2015. Of these, 31,200 might have been prevented by the HPV vaccine. New efforts to spread the prevention message are coming from health insurers.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and CDC show an uptick in flu diagnoses when flu vaccination rates drop. If vaccinated with the flu shot, nearly 1 million BCBS members could have avoided a serious, diagnosed case of the flu in the 2017-2018 flu season.
Childhood vaccination is considered one of the top public health accomplishments of the 20th century. This report examined claims data from 2010 to 2013 to find early childhood vaccination trends among U.S. commercially insured children.