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Can We Defeat Meningococcal Disease in Low and Middle Income Countries?

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the challenges of achieving control of meningococcal disease in low- and middle-income countries. The authors argue that in low-income countries the main challenge is a lack of sufficient epidemiological …

Author: Greenwood B, Chiarot E, MacLennan CA, O'Ryan M

Publication date: 2012

Can We, Should We, Eradicate the Meningococcus?

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, discuss how the introduction of vaccines against Neisseria meningitidis raises the question of whether disease caused by this obligate human bacterium can be controlled, eliminated, or even …

Author: Maiden MC, Frosch M

Publication date: 2012

A Case Study Using the United Republic of Tanzania: Costing Nationwide HPV Vaccine Delivery Using the WHO Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Costing Tool

This article, published in BMC Medicine, reports on a study to determine the cost of establishing a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine program that delivers three doses of vaccine to girls at schools via phased national introduction in Tanzania. It …

Author: Hutubessy R, Levin A, Wang S, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Cervical Cancer Prevention and the Millennium Development Goals

This article, published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, explores how scaled-up cervical cancer prevention activities, including introduction of the new HPV vaccines and increased access to precancer screening and treatment, can …

Author: Wittet S, Tsu V

Publication date: 2008

Challenges Faced by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

After the World Health Assembly resolved in 1988 to eradicate wild poliovirus (WPV) transmission globally by 2000, dramatic progress in reducing polio cases and increasing the number of countries that interrupted indigenous WPV transmission was …

Author: Wassilak S, Orenstein W

Publication date: 2010

Challenges of Vaccine Presentation and Delivery: How Can We Design Vaccines to Have Optimal Programmatic Impact?

This article, published in Vaccine, presents three cases studies of novel approaches to immunization program delivery that represent the potential for improving vaccine accessibility in resource-constrained environments. The case studies feature …

Author: Giersing BK, Kahn A-L, Jarrahian C, et al.

Publication date: 2017

Changes in Hospitalisations for Acute Gastroenteritis in Australia After the National Rotavirus Vaccination Program

This retrospective analysis, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, found a sustained and substantial decline in rotavirus hospitalizations as well as hospitalizations for diarrhea of any cause following national vaccine …

Author: Dey A, Wang H, Menzies R, Macartney K

Publication date: 2012

Changes in Neisseria meningitidis Disease Epidemiology in the United States, 1998-2007: Implications for Prevention of Meningococcal Disease

This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, describes the epidemiologic landscape of meningococcal disease in the United States from 1998 to 2007, including an analysis of the disease before and during the implementation of adolescent …

Author: Cohn AC, MacNeil JR, Harrison LH, et al.

Publication date: 2010

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 Changing Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease in North America 1945–2010

The epidemiology of Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) is distinct in the United States and Canada compared with other countries. This review, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, describes the incidence, mortality, and …

Author: Baccarini C, Ternouth A, Wieffer H, Vyse A

Publication date: 2013

The Changing Landscape of Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Recognition of the high disease burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has led to increased efforts to prevent and treat RSV. This article, published in Vaccine, attempts to address questions that may emerge using current knowledge from the …

Author: Polack FP

Publication date: 2015

Chapter 25: Education, Training, and Communication for HPV Vaccines

The authors of this article, which is a chapter in a monograph published in Vaccine, purport that as HPV vaccines come to market, they will face education and training challenges similar to those of other new vaccines, along with HPV-specific …

Author: Sherris J, Friedman A, Wittet S, Davies P, Steben M, Saraiya M

Publication date: 2006

Characterization and Standardization of Sabin Based Inactivated Polio Vaccine: Proposal for a New Antigen Unit for Inactivated Polio Vaccines

To prepare for the post-eradication period of polio and meet expected demand for inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), the production capacity of wild-type IPV needs to increase. However, the strains used for this process require stringent containment …

Author: Westdijk J, Brugmans D, Martin J, et al.

Publication date: 2011

Characterization of Mucosal Immune Responses to Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Vaccine Antigens in a Human Challenge Model: Response Profiles After Primary Infection and Homologous Rechallenge With Strain H10407

There is currently a poor understanding of the immune responses that correlate best with protection against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) illness, which presents a challenge to vaccine development efforts. This article, published in …

Author: Chakraborty S, Harro C, DeNearing B, et al.

Publication date: 2016

A Chemiluminescent-Western Blot Assay for Quantitative Detection of Plasmodium falciparum Circumsporozoite Protein

Highly sensitive and reliable assays based on the quantitation of immunologically relevant component(s) in recombinant or whole parasite-based vaccines would facilitate pre-clinical and clinical phases and the monitoring of malaria vaccine …

Author: Kumar S, Zheng H, Sangweme DT, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Climate Drives the Meningitis Epidemics Onset in West Africa

This study, published in PLoS Medicine, provides a clear, quantitative demonstration of the connections that exist between major meningococcal meningitis (MCM) epidemics and regional climate variability in Africa. This statistically robust …

Author: Sultan B, Labadi K, Guégan JF, Janicot S

Publication date: 2005

Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Respiratory Syncytial Virus

This book chapter, published in Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, provides an overview of the symptoms and epidemiology for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and identifies four potential target populations for a vaccine—infants, …

Author: Hall CB, Simões EAF, Anderson LJ

Publication date: 2013

Clinical Aspects of Pandemic 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a comprehensive review of virologic, epidemiologic, and clinical data on influenza A(H1N1) virus infections during the 2009 pandemic and summarizes key issues for clinicians …

Author: Writing Committee of the WHO Consultation on Clinical Aspects of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza

Publication date: 2010

Clinical Consequences of Rotavirus Acute Gastroenteritis in Europe, 2004-2005: The REVEAL Study

After a multicenter study in several European countries, investigators determined that acute gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus resulted in more hospitalizations and emergency department visits than acute gastroenteritis from another cause. This …

Author: Guiaquinto C, Van Damme P, Huet F, et al.

Publication date: 2007

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

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