New Year, New Vaccination Guidelines
CDC and AAP committees offer updates for HPV, Meningococcal Vaccine, Hepatitis Vaccine....

Meningococcal Vaccine
- Adults at increased risk or during outbreaks of serogroup B meningococcal disease, the three-dose vaccine should be administered at 0, 1-2 and 6 months
- "Healthy" adolescents and adults may receive a two-dose series of MenB-FHbp at 0 and 6 months

HPV Vaccine
- The ACIP has recommended a three-dose vaccination series for women from ages 19 to 26 years, and men through age 21 years (at 0, 1-2 and 6 month intervals), though men ages 22 to 26 years may also receive the three-dose series at the same intervals
- But women and men who initiated HPV vaccination prior to age 15 only need two doses total for a complete series

Hepatitis Vaccine
- Finally, adults with various chronic liver conditions, including hepatitis C, cirrhosis, fatty liver disease and alcoholic liver disease, should receive the hepatitis B (HepB) vaccination
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