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Topic: Disease/vaccine specific information

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A Vaccine That Could Help End Malaria

This animated video explains how transmission-blocking vaccines could work to prevent mosquitos from spreading the malaria parasite to people.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2015

Vaccine Vial Stopper Performance for Fractional Dose Delivery of Vaccines

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, examines the performance of three types of vaccine vial stopper used in World Health Organization (WHO)-prequalified inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) and yellow fever vaccine …

Author: Jarrahian C, Myers D, Creelman B, Saxon E, Zehrung D

Publication date: 2017

Vaccine-Enhanced Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease in Cotton Rats Following Immunization with Lot 100 or a Newly Prepared Reference Vaccine

A formalin-inactivated respiratory syncytial virus vaccine was used to immunize infants in the mid-1960s; when these children later were naturally infected by the virus they developed markedly accentuated disease, and two died. For the present work, …

Author: Prince GA, Curtis SJ, Yim KC, Porter DD

Publication date: 2001

Vaccines

This thematic issue of the journal Health Affairs focuses on vaccines. Its 26 articles explore the current environment for vaccine discovery, production, and delivery. The issue covers a wide range of topics including the value of vaccines; …

Author: Weil AR, ed.

Publication date: 2016

Vaccines Against Influenza, WHO Position Paper – November 2012

This updated position paper from the World Health Organization (WHO), published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, recommends that countries considering the initiation or expansion of seasonal influenza vaccination programs give the highest …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

Vaccines Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus: The Time Has Finally Come

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of respiratory syncytial virus disease and the efforts to develop a vaccine. It details different vaccine development approaches and outlines the goals of vaccination in different target …

Author: Graham BS

Publication date: 2016

Vaccines Against Seasonal and Avian Influenza: Recent Advances

This editorial, published in the journal Vaccine, discusses the importance of advances in influenza vaccines in light of the emergence of the avian influenza strain.

Author: Osterhaus A, Poland GA

Publication date: 2008

Vaccines Against Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza and the Implications of Changes in Substrates for Virus Production

This article, published in Clincial Infectious Diseases, examines the challenges of producing influenza vaccines. Influenza virus changes contantly, which means vaccines must change to keep up—a complex collaboration between surveillance …

Author: Plotkin S, Minor PD

Publication date: 2010

Vaccines and Your Baby

This 27-minute video explains how vaccines work, the science behind them, immunity, and 11 diseases that vaccines prevent. It also includes stories from parents of children who suffered from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Vaccines for Children - A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

This online guide for parents and caregivers provides information on the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of routinely administered vaccines for children, steps to take when your child is vaccinated, and common questions about vaccines.

Author: US Food and Drug Administration

Vaccines for Preventing Rotavirus Diarrhoea: Vaccines in Use

This review, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, evaluates three rotavirus vaccines currently in use: Rotarix and RotaTeq, which have been evaluated in several large trials and are approved for use in many countries; and …

Author: Soares-Weiser K, MacLehose H, Ben-Aharon I, Goldberg E, Pitan F, Cunliffe N

Publication date: 2010

Vaccines for Preventing Typhoid Fever

This article, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, evaluates the safety and efficacy of vaccines used to prevent typhoid. The review includes information on the two licensed and globally available typhoid vaccines—the oral …

Author: Anwar E, Goldberg E, Fraser A, Acosta CJ, Paul M, Leibovici L

Publication date: 2014

Vaccines for the Future

Published from 2007 to 2015, this quarterly e-newsletter provided updates on PATH’s efforts to accelerate the development of innovative, safe, effective, and affordable vaccines against the leading causes of childhood deaths in developing-world …

Author: PATH

Vaccines for the Unvaccinated: Protecting the Herd

This editorial, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides commentary on the effect of vaccines in protecting the unvaccinated through herd immunity and using this effect as an important consideration in strategies for vaccine …

Author: Stephens DS

Publication date: 2008

Vaccines in the Era of Genomics: The Pneumococcal Challenge

Published in the journal Vaccine, this review aims to provide the reader with an understanding of the capsular-based complexity of Streptococcus pneumoniae, one of the main limitations to current vaccine development; the need for a new vaccine …

Author: Barocchi MA, Censini S, Rappuoli R

Publication date: 2007

Vaccines.gov

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

The Value of Demonstration Projects for New Interventions: The Case of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Introduction in Low and Middle-Income Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, examines the value of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination demonstration projects, including potential drawbacks and how value for informing national scale-up might be increased. …

Author: Howard N, Mounier-Jack S, Gallagher KE, et al.

Publication date: 2016

The Value of Investing in Vaccines

This infographic illustrates the economic benefits of immunization. It is specifically focused on how delivering three childhood vaccines—Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, and rotavirus—in the world's 73 poorest countries could result …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2012

Variation in Rotavirus Vaccine Coverage by Provider Location and Subsequent Disease Burden

This article, published in Pediatrics, reports on a study that examined variation in rotavirus vaccine coverage among provider locations in the United States and correlated coverage with the detection of rotavirus in children who sought treatment of …

Author: Sahni LC, Tate JE, Payne DC, Parashar UD, Boom JA

Publication date: 2015

Vial Usage, Device Dead Space, Vaccine Wastage, and Dose Accuracy of Intradermal Delivery Devices for Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV)

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a study to assess different intradermal delivery devices for inactivated polio vaccine. Results showed wide variability between the devices in dead space, dose accuracy, overall wastage, and …

Author: Jarrahian C, Rein-Weston A, Saxon G, et al.

Publication date: 2017

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