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Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP)

This supplement issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases provides a collection of articles about typhoid disease burden in Africa. Previous research has focused on typhoid's burden in Asia, and little was known about the burden in Africa. The …

Author: Marks F, ed.

Publication date: 2016

Typhoid Fever Vaccination Strategies

This article, published in Vaccine, reviews experiences with various vaccination strategies using the currently availabile typhoid vaccines—injectable Vi polysaccharide vaccine (ViPS), oral Ty21a vaccine, and injectable typhoid conjugate vaccine …

Author: Date KA, Bentsi-Enchill A, Marks F, Fox K

Publication date: 2015

Typhoid in Africa and Vaccine Deployment

This article, published in The Lancet Global Health, summarizes the findings of the Typhoid Surveillance in Africa Programme (TSAP), current limitations with diagnostics and surveillance, and the need for new diagnostics and vaccines in the face of …

Author: Dougan G

Publication date: 2017

The Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC): Vaccine Effectiveness Study Designs: Accelerating the Introduction of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines and Reducing the Global Burden of Enteric Fever. Report From a Meeting Held on 26–27 October 2016, Oxford, UK

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes the results of a meeting held in October 2016 to initiate planning of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) effectiveness studies that will provide the data required by policymakers and stakeholders to …

Author: Meiring JE, Gibani M, TyVAC Consortium Meeting Group

Publication date: 2017

Typhoid Vaccine Introduction: An Evidence-Based Pilot Implementation Project in Nepal and Pakistan

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a pilot program to assess the feasibility of school-based typhoid vaccination in two districts in Kathmandu, Nepal, and two towns in Karachi, Pakistan. Vaccination campaigns were conducted …

Author: Khan MI, Pach A 3rd, Khan GM, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Typhoid Vaccines: WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides the World Health Organization’s current recommendation on the use of typhoid vaccines in a global context. It summarizes essential background information on typhoid disease and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Understanding Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 4, post-licensure influenza vaccine effectiveness study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the extent of the influenza disease burden in tropical Africa, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

Understanding Influenza Vaccine Performance Among Children in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 2 influenza vaccine clinical study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the performance of seasonal influenza vaccines in a tropical, low-resource region of the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Reduced Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy in Low Socio-Economic Settings

Rotavirus vaccine efficacy ranges from more than 90 percent in high socio-economic settings (SES) to 50 percent in low SES. The authors of this article, published in PLOS ONE, developed a mathematical model to predict rotavirus vaccine efficacy in …

Author: Lopman BA, Pitzer VE, Sarkar R, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Understanding the Pneumococcus: Transmission and Evolution

This article, published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, examines the biology of the pneumococcus related to its transmission and evolution.

Author: Donkor ES

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Thimerosal, Mercury, and Vaccine Safety

This fact sheet explains what thimerosal is and why it is used as a preservative in some multi-dose vials of influenza vaccine, and highlights conclusions from studies examining thimerosal safety in vaccines.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2012

Universal Influenza Vaccines: Shifting to Better Vaccines

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of currently available influenza vaccines and their limitations, and also outlines current efforts to develop a broadly protective, universal influenza vaccine. It also highlights general …

Author: Berlanda Scorza F, Tsvetnitsky V, Donnelly JJ

Publication date: 2016

University of Liverpool Viral Brain Infections Group

The University of Liverpool’s Viral Brain Infections Group has provided advocacy, expertise, and support to the JE project in several additional areas, including the production of a teaching tool for diagnosis and investigation of clinical …

Author: University of Liverpool

Unprotected People Reports

This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

The Unrecognized Burden of Typhoid Fever

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, provides an overview of the gaps in current estimates of typhoid fever disease burden and offers suggestions for addressing them so that affected communities can receive the full potential of …

Author: Obaro SK, Iroh Tam PY, Mintz ED

Publication date: 2017

Update: Information on Rotarix - Labeling Revision Pertaining to Intussusception

This web page provides an overview of the rotavirus vaccine Rotarix® and concerns regarding the potential side effect of intussusception. It includes a review of data regarding intussusception cases after vaccination, and shares updates on changes …

Author: US Food and Drug Administration

Publication date: 2012

Update on Intussusception Following Rotavirus Vaccine Administration

This web page provides an extract of a report on the World Health Organization's Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) meeting held in December 2013 where the committee reviewed new data from Australia and the United States regarding …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

An Update on Vaccination Against Group B Streptococcus

This article, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, examines the vaccine development pipeline for group B Streptococcus (GBS). The authors note that a number of candidates have the potential to be successful, but that there are issues still to be …

Author: Heath PT

Publication date: 2011

Updated Estimation of the Impact of a Japanese Encephalitis Immunization Program With Live, Attenuated SA 14-14-2 Vaccine in Nepal

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, describes the impact of the Japanese encephalitis (JE) immunization program in Nepal using SA 14-14-2 JE vaccine from 2006 to 2011. A previous assessment after the initial program …

Author: Upreti SR, Lindsey NP, Bohara R, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Uptake of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in Kenya: Testing the Health Belief Model Through Pathway Modeling on Cohort Data

This article, published in Globalization and Health, reports the results of a study that investigated the utility of the Health Belief Model (HBM) in predicting uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Kenya. The data demonstrated that …

Author: Vermandere H, van Stam M-A, Naanyu V, Michielsen K, Degomme O, Oort F

Publication date: 2016

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