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Disease: Meningococcus

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Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd

This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for vaccine …

Author: Stephens DS

Publication date: 2008

Vaccines.gov

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

WHO Prequalified Vaccines

This web page provides a database of vaccines prequalified by the World Health Organization which allows the user to search by manufacturer, vaccine, or country of manufacture. The database is tailored to support immunization program managers, …

Author: World Health Organization

Whom and Where Are We Not Vaccinating? Coverage After the Introduction of a New Conjugate Vaccine Against Group A Meningococcus in Niger in 2010

The authors of this article, published in PLoS ONE, evaluated the first two phases of the introduction campaign of a new conjugate vaccine, MenAfriVac™, in Niger. They determined which sub-populations or areas …

Author: Kim SH, Pezzoli L, Yacouba H, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Workshop on Vaccine Pressure and Neisseria Meningitidis, Annecy, France, 9-11 March 2005

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, summarizes a 2005 three-day workshop held in Annecy, France, that reviewed the current state of knowledge regarding Neisseria meningitidis capsule switching and vaccine pressure from capsular …

Author: Alonso JM, Gilmet G, Rouzic EM, et al.

Publication date: 2007

World Health Organization Podcast, Episode 45: A New Meningitis Vaccine is Being Introduced to Prevent Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa

This podcast discusses the introduction of a new vaccine to prevent epidemics of meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa. The podcast features Dr. Eric Bertherat, from the World Health Organization (WHO) department of Epidemic Pandemic Alert and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Yaounde Declaration on Elimination of Meningococcal Meningitis Type A Epidemics as a Public Health Problem in Africa

This document outlines a pledge made by the ministers of health of African meningitis belt countries at the 58th session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee in Cameroon in 2008 to combat meningococcal disease in the region.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

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