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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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Beyond Efficacy: The Full Public Health Impact of Vaccines

This conference report, published in Vaccine, describes an active discussion in the public health community on how to assess and incorporate, in addition to safety and measures of protective efficacy, the full public health value of preventive …

Author: Saadatian-Elahi M, Horstick O, Breiman RF, et al.

Publication date: 2016

The Biological Function of Antibodies Induced by the RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine Candidate is Determined by Their Fine Specificity

This article, published in Malaria Journal, discusses how recent vaccine studies have shown that the magnitude of an antibody response is often insufficient to explain efficacy, suggesting that characteristics regarding the quality of the …

Author: Chaudhury S, Ockenhouse CF, Regules JA, et al.

Publication date: 2016

Broadening the Age Restriction for Initiating Rotavirus Vaccination in Regions With High Rotavirus Mortality: Benefits of Mortality Reduction Versus Risk of Fatal Intussusception

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that assessed the potential benefits of mortality reduction versus the risk of fatal intussusception when (a) the first dose of rotavirus vaccine was administered by 12 weeks of age compared …

Author: Patel MM, Clark AD, Glass RI, et al.

Publication date: 2009

A Broken Trust: Lessons from the Vaccine–Autism Wars

This article, published in PLoS Biology, discusses Sharon Kaufman's investigation into the forces fueling the growing divide between scientists and citizens, with the vaccine–autism link as her example. Kaufman aimed to …

Author: Gross L

Publication date: 2009

Canadian Immunization Guide

This comprehensive and regularly updated manual deals with a wide range of scientific and clinical issues relating to child, adult, and traveler immunization. Information is provided on vaccine safety, immunization recommendations, and specific …

Author: Public Health Agency of Canada

Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access

This website provides information about the work of PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access, which brings together expertise across every stage of vaccine research, development, and introduction to make lifesaving vaccines globally …

Author: PATH

Changes in the Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Following a National Bivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programme in Scotland: A 7-Year Cross-Sectional Study

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, reports on a cross-sectional study that examined effectiveness of the bivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, and other high-risk types, after the …

Author: Kavanagh K, Pollock KG, Cuschieri K, et al.

Publication date: 2017

The Childhood Immunization Schedule and Safety: Stakeholder Concerns, Scientific Evidence, and Future Studies

This report provides a comprehensive examination of the United States' childhood immunization schedule. The committee convened to prepare this report was tasked with identifying research approaches, methodologies, and study designs that could …

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publication date: 2013

Childhood Immunization: What You Need to Know

Information for parents and health care workers about diseases and vaccines, extensive questions and answers, and charts comparing disease risk versus vaccine risk.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2004

Clear Answers & Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots

Written by pediatrician and author Ari Brown, MD, this six-page handout addresses the concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents, including vaccine safety, autism, and alternative vaccination schedules.

Author: Brown A

Publication date: 2016

Clinical Evaluations of Formalin Inactivated RSV Vaccine Candidates in Pediatric Populations During the 1960s (Four Articles)

These articles, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 1969, describe results from clinical studies evaluating formalin inactivated respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine candidates in pediatric populations. All studies found the …

Author: Various

Publication date: 1969

Clinical Testing of Pre-Pandemic Live Attenuated A/H5N2 Influenza Candidate Vaccine in Adult Volunteers: Results From a Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Double-Blind Phase I Study

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a Phase 1 study examining the safety and immunogenicity of an A/H5N2 live attenuated influenza vaccine candidate. The results showed the vaccine to be safe and well tolerated in healthy …

Author: Rudenko L, Kiseleva I, Stukova M, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Combatting Japanese Encephalitis in Nepal: A Public Health Success Story

This case study details Nepal’s successful efforts—despite several challenges—against Japanese encephalitis (JE), from establishing disease surveillance to a robust routine JE immunization program.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2016

Community Diarrhea Incidence Before and After Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction in Nicaragua

This article, published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, reports on a study that compared the incidence of diarrhea before and after the introduction of the pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in Leon, Nicaragua. The results …

Author: Becker-Dreps S, Meléndez M, Liu L, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Comparison of the Immunogenicity and Safety of Measles Vaccine Administered Alone or With Live, Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis SA 14-14-2 Vaccine in Philippine Infants

This article, published in the journal Vaccine, presents data generated through a PATH-supported study that demonstrated safe and immunogenic coadministration of measles vaccine and the live, attenuated japanese encephalitis vaccine. ABSTRACT …

Author: Gatchalian S, Yao Y, Zhoub B, et al.

Publication date: 2008

The Compelling Need for Game-Changing Influenza Vaccines: An Analysis of the Influenza Vaccine Enterprise and Recommendations for the Future

This report provides a review of all aspects of influenza vaccine research and development, financing, manufacturing, efficacy, safety, regulatory issues, procurement, distribution, usage, public education, consumer acceptance, and public policy. …

Author: Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy

Publication date: 2012

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control: A Healthier Future for Girls and Women

This World Health Organization Guidance Note advocates for a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer prevention and control and is aimed at senior policy makers and programme managers. It describes the need to deliver effective interventions …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Concomitant Administration of Live Attenuated Japanese Encephalitis Chimeric Virus Vaccine (JE-CV) and Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Vaccine: Randomized Study in Toddlers in Taiwan

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that examined the safety and efficacy of administering Japanese encephalitis vaccine (JE-CV) and measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine six weeks apart or concomitantly in children aged 12 to 18 …

Author: Huang L-M, Lin T-Y, Chiu C-H, et al.

Publication date: 2014

Considerations for a Phase III Trial to Evaluate a Group B Streptococcus Polysaccharide-Protein Conjugate Vaccine in Pregnant Women for the Prevention of Early- and Late-Onset Invasive Disease in Young Infants

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the global disease burden of group B Streptococcus (GBS) and strategies to combat the disease. The authors argue that vaccination is a promising strategy, particularly in low-income countries where …

Author: Madhi SA, Dangor Z, Heath PT, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Continuing Increases in Autism Reported to California's Developmental Services System

This study, published in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry, evaluates the rates of autism in California following the discontinued use of thimerosal in childhood vaccines.

Author: Schechter R, Grether J

Publication date: 2008

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