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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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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

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

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 Papillomavirus and HPV Vaccines: Technical Information for Policy-Makers and Health Professionals

Cervical cancer, which is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), is estimated to have been responsible for almost 260,000 deaths in 2005. Eighty percent of these deaths occurred in developing countries. Fortunately, in 2006 a vaccine that protects …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

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

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

Immunogenicity of a Monovalent 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Vaccine in Infants and Children: A Randomized Trial

This article, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, details a randomized, observer-blind, age-stratified, parallel group study assessing two doses of an inactivated, split-virus 2009 influenza A(H1N1) vaccine in healthy …

Author: Nolan T, McVernon J, Skeljo M, et al.

Published: 2010

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.

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 2013

Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in Australian Children Below 5 Years of Age: A Database Study

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports on a study that compared rotavirus hospitalization rates in children less than five years of age before and after the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine Rotarix® in …

Author: Pendleton A, Galic M, Clarke C, et al.

Published: 2013

Impact of Rotavirus Vaccine on Childhood Diarrheal Hospitalization Following Introduction Into the South African Public Immunization Program

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, describes a study in South Africa that demonstrated dramatic decreases in diarrhea-related hospitalizations in infants and young children in both rural and urban settings in the …

Author: Msimang VMY, Page N, Groome MJ, et al.

Published: 2013

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