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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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FLU.gov

This website provides fact sheets, reports, articles, videos, and other resources about influenza symptoms, treatment, prevention, and vaccination.

Author: US Department of Health & Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunization

A resource for frequently asked questions that aim to establish facts and myths on immunizing your children.

Author: KidsHealth, Nemours Foundation

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: GastaƱaduy PA, Curns AT, Parashar UD, Lopman BA

Published: 2013

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety was established at the World Health Organization in 1999 "to respond promptly, efficiently, and with scientific rigour to vaccine safety issues of global importance." The site contains links to …

Author: World Health Organization

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI)

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) is a global collaborative effort to ensure that everyone everywhere can be protected from serious infectious diseases with minimal untoward effects from the best available vaccines. This website provides a …

Author: World Health Organization

Guidelines for Collection, Analysis, and Presentation of Vaccine Safety Data in Pre- and Post-Licensure Clinical Studies

These guidelines, published in the journal Vaccine, seek to standardize vaccine safety assessment by improving the accuracy and completeness of collection, analysis, and presentation of information about Adverse Events Following Immunization in …

Author: Bonhoeffer J, Bentsi-Enchill A, Chen RT, et al.

Published: 2009

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

This supplement to the Journal of Pediatrics features 13 original research articles on Hib. Several of the articles present new data on the impact of Hib vaccines in developing countries, including Bangladesh, The Gambia, Mongolia, and Mozambique. …

Author: Hajjeh R, Mulholland K, Santosham M, eds.

Published: 2013

Hepatitis

This page provides links to WHO activities, reports, news, and events related to hepatitis, including hepatitis B. It also includes links to partners working on hepatitis B surveillance and vaccine introduction, and further information on …

Author: World Health Organization

Hepatitis B Vaccination

This web page provides links to information about hepatitis B disease and vaccines, issues around vaccine safety, and many additional links to detailed materials for health professionals. 

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

Hexavalent IPV-Based Combination Vaccines for Public-Sector Markets of Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, evaluates potential hexavalent vaccine candidates containing inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) that could provide reliable, low-cost, and continuous immunization to sustain polio …

Author: Mahmood K, Pelkowski S, Atherly D, Sitrin R, Donnelly JJ

Published: 2013

Hib Vaccination

This page on the CDC website provides an overview of Hib disease and links and information on the Hib vaccine. The web page also has sections containing information especially geared for health professionals and the media.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

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 …

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

Published: 2012

HPV Vaccination

This web page contains extensive information and resources on HPV and cervical cancer. It includes numerous links to more information about the disease, available vaccines, and immunization recommendations, as well as links to materials specifically …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The HPV Vaccination in Japan: Issues and Options

In April 2013, the government of Japan added the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to its list of routine immunizations, yet in June 2013 the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare suspended its recommendation for the vaccination. This …

Author: Wilson R, Paterson P, Larson HJ

Published: 2014

HPV Vaccine Introduction Clearing House

This web page is a one-stop shop to find publications, tools, and other important resources on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Its goal is to help guide HPV vaccine policy, program, and communications managers to develop successful …

Author: World Health Organization

HPV Vaccine Safety

This issue brief provides important new evidence on the safety of HPV vaccines, including information on vaccine safety reporting systems, the safety profile of HPV vaccines, and the use of HPV vaccines in special populations. This brief is designed …

Author: Cervical Cancer Action

HPV Vaccines and Screening in the Prevention of Cervical Cancer

This monograph, published in Vaccine, summarizes the present state of human papillomavirus vaccines and screening in the prevention of cervical cancer. It provides a number of articles covering epidemiological achievements, technical developments, …

Author: Bosch FX, Cuzick J, Schiller JT, et al., eds.

Published: 2006

Human Rotavirus Vaccine Rotarix Provides Protection Against Diverse Circulating Rotavirus Strains in African Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

This article, published in BMC Infectious Diseases, discusses a study where Rotarix® vaccine demonstrated efficacy against severe gastroenteritis caused by diverse circulating rotavirus types. These data add to evidence that the vaccine …

Author: Steele AD, Neuzil KM, Cunliffe NA, et al.

Published: 2012

Immunisation

Comprehensive, up-to-date, and accurate information on vaccines, disease, and immunization in the United Kingdom. The site includes frequently asked questions, general information on immunization, and specific information on childhood immunizations.

Author: Public Health England

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 Pregnant Women: Reproductive, Medical and Societal Risks

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the risks and benefits of using vaccines in pregnant women to prevent maternal, fetal, and newborn disease. The author concludes that the potential for reducing the incidence of birth defects, …

Author: Brent RL

Published: 2003

Immunization Safety: A Global Priority

This entire issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization is devoted to the topic of immunization safety, including vaccine quality, adverse events reporting, and safety of immunization injections.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2000

Immunization Safety Review: Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US National Institutes of Health recognized the need for an independent group to carefully examine the hypothesized measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism link and address other …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2001

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccinations and Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy

This report contains results of a review completed by the Immunization Safety Review Committee of epidemiologic evidence on Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) and neonatal death. The committee found that the evidence did not support a causal …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2003

Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism

This eighth and final report of the Immunization Safety Review Committee examines the hypothesis that vaccines, specifically the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines, are causally associated with autism.

Author: Institute of Medicine

Published: 2004

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