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Region: North America and Europe

Total results with these characteristics: 157

Investing in Vaccines for the Developing World

This fact sheet on investing in vaccines for the developing world details the cost of developing and distributing vaccines, and it outlines the innovative funding solutions designed to address these issues.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Is it Exposure to Cigarette Smoke or to Smokers Which Increases the Risk of Meningococcal Disease in Teenagers?

This article, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, reports on a study that aimed to determine whether passive smoking, which appears to increase the risk of meningococcal disease in adolescents, is attributable to …

Author: Coen PG, Tully J, Stuart JM, et al.

Published: 2006

The Journey of Your Child's Vaccine

This infographic provides an overview of how new vaccines are developed, approved, and manufactured, how they are added to the United States' childhood immunization schedule, and how vaccine safety continues to be monitored after introduction.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2013

Lessons From Meningococcal Carriage Studies

This article, published in FEMS Microbiology Reviews, reviews previous meningococcal carriage studies in European countries in order to learn more about the disease and the potential impact of mass vaccination with meningococcal vaccines. The …

Author: Caugant DA, Tzanakaki G, Kriz P

Published: 2007

A Live Attenuated Influenza A(H5N1) Vaccine Induces Long-Term Immunity in the Absence of a Primary Antibody Response

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, reports on a study on whether two influenza A(H5N1) live attenuated vaccines for pandemic use (pLAIVs) primed or established long-lasting immunity that could be detected by …

Author: Talaat KR, Luke CJ, Khurana S, et al.

Published: 2014

The Media/Materials Clearinghouse

This website provides health communication materials, including immunization materials, posters, videos, and literature. There are four databases that are maintained by the Media/Materials Clearinghouse.

Author: Johns Hopkins Population Information Program

Meningococcal Vaccines and Herd Immunity: Lessons Learned From Serogroup C Conjugate Vaccination Programs

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, reviews the herd immunity effects achieved following the introduction of meningococcal serogroup C conjugate (MCC) vaccines in the United Kingdom. The authors note that immunizing …

Author: Trotter CL, Maiden MC

Published: 2009

Meningococcal Vaccines: What You Need to Know

This fact sheet provides information on meningococcal vaccines, including who should get the vaccine, vaccine-associated risks, and where you can learn more about meningococcal disease and vaccines.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

A Multi-Center, Qualitative Assessment of Pediatrician and Maternal Perspectives on Rotavirus Vaccines and the Detection of Porcine circovirus

This article, published in BMC Pediatrics, reports on research that evaluated perceptions among physicians and mothers after the 2011 finding of DNA fragments of Porcine circovirus in rotavirus vaccines. Physicians expressed that the finding was of …

Author: Payne DC, Humiston S, Opel D, et al.

Published: 2011

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The mission of NAHH is to improve the health and well being of Hispanics, including through immunization. Materials for parents are available in English and Spanish.  Hay información sobre las vacunas en español.

Author: The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH)

National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Resource Center

This resource center was created to address the lack of nationally available human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention information and resources. The center is dedicated to addressing the multiple issues and challenges associated …

Author: American Social Health Association

National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)

NNii promotes public education to sustain and build confidence that immunizations are in the best interests of children, adolescents, and adults. The network is a project of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Pediatric …

Author: National Network for Immunization Information

National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO)

This United States Federal office is responsible for coordinating and ensuring collaboration among the many United States Federal agencies involved in vaccine and immunization activities. NVPO provides leadership and coordination among Federal …

Author: US Department of Health & Human Services

Neuropsychological Performance 10 Years After Immunization in Infancy With Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines

This study, published in the journal Pediatrics, compares the neuropsychological performance, ten years after vaccination, of two groups of children exposed randomly to different amounts of thimerosal through immunization. The study concludes that, …

Author: Tozzi AE, Bisiacchi P, Tarantino V, et al.

Published: 2009

Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections in Three Pregnant Women--United States, April to May 2009

During seasonal influenza epidemics and previous pandemics, pregnant women have been at increased risk for complications related to influenza infection. In addition, maternal influenza virus infection and accompanying hyperthermia place fetuses at …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2009

On a Multicenter Assessment of Rotavirus Disease in Europe

This editorial summarizes the characteristics of studies on rotavirus epidemiology and disease burden in Europe, published in a special supplement to the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Author: Matson D

Published: 2007

One & Only Campaign

This website is focused on a public health campaign that aims to eradicate outbreaks resulting from unsafe injection practices. The site provides information and resources for patients and healthcare providers on safe injection practices, including …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Safe Injection Practices Coalition

On-Time Vaccine Receipt in the First Year Does Not Adversely Affect Neuropsychological Outcomes

This article, published in the journal Pediatrics, examines whether children who received recommended vaccines on time during the first year of life had different neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years of age as compared with children with …

Author: Smith MJ, Woods CR

Published: 2010

Pandemic Flu and You is a comprehensive resource guide on pandemic influenza. The site is a one-stop, easy-to-use web portal which contains the most current information and web based resources detailing how a flu pandemic might affect individuals, …

Author: Trust for America's Health

Pandemic Planning Update VI: A Report from Secretary Michael O. Leavitt

This report provides an update on the US government's progress in energizing a national pandemic influenza preparedness movement over nearly three years. The report includes a timeline of pandemic preparedness events; monitoring and …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

Published: 2009

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDs)

This national parent advocacy organization is committed to protecting American children against diseases that have life-long effects on their health and development.

Author: Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDs)

Passive Protection Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease in Infants: the Role of Maternal Antibody

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is responsible for serious respiratory disease in young infants. The authors of this article, published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, discuss the importance of maternal antibody in the immunity …

Author: Englund JA

Published: 1994

Pediatric Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in the United States in the Era of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines

This article, published in Clinical Microbiology Reviews, discusses the epidemiology of serious and invasive pneumococcal infections in the United States in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era and reviews some of the pneumococcal vaccines that …

Author: Tan TQ

Published: 2012

Pneumococcal Genome Sequencing Tracks a Vaccine Escape Variant Formed Through a Multi-Fragment Recombination Event

This article, published in Nature Genetics, describes a study using array-based sequencing of 62 isolates from a US national monitoring program to study five independent instances of vaccine escape recombination. The study observations clarify the …

Author: Golubchik T, Brueggemann AB, Street T, et al.

Published: 2012

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV): CDC Answers Your Questions

This fact sheet provides information for healthcare professionals on the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, including vaccination recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Author: Immunization Action Coaltion

Published: 2011