I certainly hope not. Someone said that to me the other day, and it's not exactly what the author of a vampire novel wants to hear.
Vampires are one of those timeless monsters of lore. They're seductive and dangerous, and the popularity may come and go depending on the generational fads, but they are classic and, in a sense, may have actually existed (at least, people who believed they were vampires and drank blood).
Well, for those who still think vampires are worthy creatures for storytelling: