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Disease: Pneumococcus

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Global Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Pneumonia

This document outlines a global action plan to support countries in controlling pneumonia, providing a framework for action around which partners can coordinate their efforts. The document summarizes the global situation with respect to pneumonia, …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund

Publication date: 2009

Global Burden of Childhood Pneumonia and Diarrhoea

This article, published in The Lancet, reviews the epidemiology of childhood diarrhea and pneumonia in 2010 to 2011 to inform the planning of integrated control programmes for both illnesses. The estimates show 1.731 billion episodes of diarrhea and …

Author: Walker CL, Rudan I, Liu L, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Global Burden of Disease

The Global Burden of Disease Study is the most comprehensive global observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries, and risk factors to health at the global, national, and regional …

Author: Global Burden of Disease Study Collaborators

A Global Vision for Meningitis by 2030 and an Action Plan to Get There

In May 2017, the Meningitis Research Foundation and the World Health Organization brought together over 50 global experts for a three-day meeting to shape a vision towards defeating meningitis and septicaemia by 2030. This report, building upon the …

Author: Meningitis Research Foundation

Publication date: 2017

GMP-Grade Pneumococcal Whole-Cell Vaccine Injected Subcutaneously Protects Mice From Nasopharyngeal Colonization and Fatal Aspiration-Sepsis

This article, which appeared in Vaccine, details research conducted at Children’s Hospital Boston to determine the performance of subcutaneous injection of pneumococcal whole-cell vaccine in preclinical studies. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users …

Author: Lu YJ, Leite L, Gonçalves VM, et al.

Publication date: 2010

Herd Immunity and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Quantitative Model

An empirical quantitative model was developed to estimate the herd (indirect) effects on the incidence of invasive disease among persons ≥5 years of age induced by vaccination of young children with 1, 2, or ≥3 doses of the …

Author: Haber M, Barskey A, Baughman W, et al.

Publication date: 2007

Immunization

This site offers information on vaccine and immunization programs at the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes video and text resources for parents. Resources include frequently asked questions for families, immunization information for …

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics

Immunization of Aged Mice with a Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Combined with an Unmethylated CpG-Containing Oligodeoxynucleotide Restores Defective Immunoglobulin G Antipolysaccharide Responses and Specific CD4+-T-cell Priming to Young Adult Levels

Polysaccharide (PS)-protein conjugate vaccines, in contrast to purified PS vaccines, recruit CD4+-T-cell help and restore defective PS-specific humoral immunity in the immature host. Surprisingly, in the immunocompromised, aged host, anti-PS …

Author: Sen G, Chen Q, Snapper C

Publication date: 2006

Immunization of Newborns with Bacterial Conjugate Vaccines

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the use of bacterial conjugate vaccines in human newborns. Vaccines against Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae type B, and Neisseria meningiditis are covered. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how …

Author: van den Biggelaar AH, Pomat WS

Publication date: 2013

Immunization with the Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Bangladeshi Infants and Effects of Zinc Supplementation

Published in the journal Vaccine, this article aimed to determine the immunogenicity of the heptavalent pneumococcal protein conjugate (PNC) vaccine in poor Bangladeshi infants and to assess the effect of zinc supplementation on immune response to …

Author: Osendarp SJM, Prabhakar H, Fuchs GJ, et al.

Publication date: 2007

Immunize Canada

This partnership of nongovernmental, professional, health, consumer, government, and private-sector organizations aims to promote the understanding and use of vaccines recommended by Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Its goal is …

Author: Immunize Canada

The Immunological Basis for Immunization Series

This web page provides links to individual disease/vaccine-specific modules that are intended to give immunization managers and vaccination professionals a brief and easy-to-understand overview of the scientific basis of vaccination, as well as the …

Author: World Health Organization

The Impact of 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Literature Review

This article, published in Advances in Therapy, describes results from a literature review of 37 articles from Australia, western Europe, and North America reporting impact data on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) following the introduction of …

Author: Myint TTH, Madhava H, Balmer P, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Impact of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines on Nasopharyngeal Carriage and Invasive Disease Among Unvaccinated People: Review of Evidence on Indirect Effects

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes the evidence for the indirect effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on vaccine-type pneumococcal disease and its correlation with changes in carriage among unvaccinated populations.

Author: Davis SM, Deloria-Knoll M, Kassa HT, O'Brien KL

Publication date: 2013

The Impact of Protein-Conjugate Polysaccharide Vaccines: An Endgame for Meningitis?

The impact of conjugate polysaccharide vaccines on disease is largely due to their effectiveness against asymptomatic carriage of bacteria. This reduces transmission, resulting in herd immunity; however, the effect on carriage can result in the …

Author: Maiden MCJ

Publication date: 2013

Impact of the Introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination on Pneumonia in The Gambia: Population-Based Surveillance and Case-Control Studies

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, assessed the impact and effectiveness of routine infant vaccination with pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) on pneumonia in children in The Gambia, a low-income country with a high burden …

Author: Mackenzie GA, Hill PC, Sahito SM, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Impact of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Otitis Media

Published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, this study examines the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on the incidence of otitis media, frequent otitis media, and tympanostomy tube procedures and to assesses whether the …

Author: Fireman B, Black SB, Shinefield HR, et al.

Publication date: 2003

Improving Global Health by Preventing Pneumococcal Disease

This report summarizes the results of a six-month inquiry by the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World (APPG) on the global disease burden of pneumococcal disease and pneumonia, …

Author: UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in the Developing World

Publication date: 2008

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices

This website from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics provides up-to-date information on vaccination for the general public and heath care professionals. It provides a range of resources including information about the latest recommendations by the …

Author: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices

Indirect Effects Associated with Widespread Vaccination of Infants with Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7; Prevnar)

Published in the journal Vaccine, this review summarises published reports of invasive pneumococcal disease incidence (1998–2005) among non-immunised individuals in countries with universal PCV7 immunisation. Findings suggest that …

Author: Isaacman DJ, Fletcher MA, Fritzell B, Ciuryla V, Schranz J

Publication date: 2007

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