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Emergence of a Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in Humans

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes the findings of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A(H1N1) Virus Investigation Team from their assessment of the …

Author: Novel Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Investigation Team

Publication date: 2009

Epidemiological Profile of Meningococcal Disease in the United States

Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, this article discusses the current epidemiological profile of meningococcal disease and the vaccines that are currently available in the United States. The article also outlines what would be required for a …

Author: Harrison LH

Publication date: 2010

Eurosurveillance

Similar to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, these archives contain euro-specific disease surveillance information.

Author: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Evaluating the Potential Risks and Benefits of Infant Rotavirus Vaccination in England

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a risk-benefit analysis of rotavirus vaccination that compared potential vaccine-related risks with estimated vaccine benefits in the 2012 birth cohort in England. The authors estimate that rotavirus …

Author: Clark A, Jit M, Andrews N, Atchison C, Edmunds WJ, Sanderson C

Publication date: 2014

Evaluation of the Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of an Oral, Inactivated Whole-Cell Shigella flexneri 2a Vaccine in Healthy Adult Subjects

This article, published in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, reports the results of a Phase 1 clinical study that evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of a Shigella vaccine candidate. The results showed that the vaccine was well tolerated and …

Author: Chakraborty S, Harro C, DeNearing B, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Evidence of Vaccine Freezing in the Cold Chain: Literature Review

This document provides a literature review of articles about evidence of vaccine freezing in the cold chain. The document is part of a series that describes the serious risk of freezing vaccines and World Health Organization-recommended …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2003

Flu Information: Your Guide to Online Flu Resources

This website provides resources to help healthcare professionals communicate about influenza. It includes pandemic and seasonal influenza communications resource libraries, containing materials created by public health agencies across the United …

Author: National Public Health Information Coalition

FluSight: Seasonal Influenza Forecasting

The goal of influenza forecasting is to provide a more timely and forward-looking tool that predicts rather than monitors flu activity so that health officials can be more proactive in their prevention and mitigation responses. To advance and …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Immunization Partners: Educational and Promotional Resources for Partners

This web page provides educational resources and materials to help supplement vaccine conversations and outreach with parents, pregnant women, and adults, as well as healthcare professionals. Resources are divided into five categories—childhood …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children

This web page offers a variety of resources for parents seeking to learn more about childhood immunizations and the diseases that can be prevented with vaccines. Topics include age-specific vaccine information, immunization records and requirements, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fractional Third and Fourth Dose of RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Candidate Vaccine: A Phase 2a Controlled Human Malaria Parasite Infection and Immunogenicity Study

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, describes how immunization regimens, including a delayed fractional third dose, were assessed for potential increased protection against malaria and immunologic responses. The authors …

Author: Regules JA, Cicatelli SB, Bennett JW, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Fragile Lives - Immunization at Risk

Hailed as "the greatest public health success story of all time," today childhood immunization faces obstacles never seen before. While immunization still saves three million young lives each year, millions more could be saved if there were enough …

Author: PATH, Barraclough Productions

Publication date: 2004

Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations in Older Children and Adults in the United States Before and After Implementation of Infant Rotavirus Vaccination

This article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reports on a study that explored the indirect impact of rotavirus vaccines on older age groups. The authors assessed patterns of gastroenteritis hospitalizations among …

Author: Gastañaduy PA, Curns AT, Parashar UD, Lopman BA

Publication date: 2013

GBS Public Awareness, Advocacy, and Prevention—What’s Working, What’s Not and Why We Need a Maternal GBS Vaccine

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease burden and awareness-raising activities, and outlines current prevention and screening strategies. The authors argue that vaccination, once available, …

Author: Burns G, Plumb J

Publication date: 2013

Getting Beyond Getting Ready for Pandemic Influenza

This US Congressional report provides an assessment of the US government's efforts under the Bush administration to conduct influenza pandemic preparedness activities. The report is based on Congressional hearings and meetings with public- …

Author: US House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security

Publication date: 2009

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

This book provides an account the influenza pandemic of 1918 that killed at least 40 million people in less than a year. John Barry illustrates not only how this infectious disease spread, but also how it torn at the social fabric of the time …

Author: Barry JM

Publication date: 2004

Group B Strep Support: Preventing Life-Threatening GBS Infection in Newborn Babies

This website provides up-to-date and evidence-based information on group B Streptococcus (GBS) to families and their health care professionals, and support to affected families. The organization also advocates for the elimination of GBS in infants …

Author: Group B Strep Support

Group B Strep: What You Need to Know

This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions for pregnant women regarding group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease in newborns and how to prevent passing GBS on to babies during labor.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2014

Hospitalizations for Intussusception Before and After the Reintroduction of Rotavirus Vaccine in the United States

This article, published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, reports on a study that examined hospital discharges for intussusception among infants in the United States before and after the introduction of RotaTeq® and Rotarix® …

Author: Zickafoose JS, Benneyworth BD, Riebschleger MP, Espinosa CM, Davis MM

Publication date: 2012

How Can We Solve the Enigma of Influenza Vaccine-Induced Protection?

This commentary, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides the author's perspective on results from a prospective household cohort study conducted in Michigan, United States that generated influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates …

Author: Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2015

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