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The Vaccine Paradox

This article, which serves as an introduction to The Lancet's series New Decade of Vaccines, discusses the opportunity that the vaccine community has to rewrite the terms of engagement between vaccines and communities threatened with …

Author: Horton R, Das P

Publication date: 2011

Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory Group: A Forum for Reaching Consensus on Vaccine Product Attributes

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article describes a novel approach to improving vaccine design and presentation in order to reach all children with lifesaving vaccines. The Vaccine Presentation and Packaging Advisory …

Author: Mansoor OD, Kristensen D, Meek A, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Vaccine Production, Distribution, Access, and Uptake

For human vaccines to be available on a global scale, complex production methods, meticulous quality control, and reliable distribution channels are needed to ensure that the products are potent and effective at the point of use. In this article, …

Author: Smith J, Lipsitch M, Almond JW

Publication date: 2011

Vaccine Stabilization: Research, Commercialization, and Potential Impact

This article, published in Vaccine, discusses the challenges of different approaches to developing and producing thermostable vaccines. Topics include the technical feasibility of improving vaccine thermostability and thus vaccine effectiveness …

Author: Kristensen D, Chen D, Cummings R

Publication date: 2011

Vaccine Strategies for the Control and Prevention of Japanese Encephalitis in Mainland China, 1951–2011

This article, published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviews and discusses strategies for the promotion and expansion of vaccination programs to reduce the incidence of Japanese encephalitis throughout China and Asia. It discusses the …

Author: Gao X, Li X, Li M, et al.

Publication date: 2014

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 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 Autism: A Tale of Shifting Hypotheses

This article, published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, summarizes the many studies refuting the claim of a link between vaccines and autism. The review examines three main hypotheses of how vaccines are purported to cause autism and …

Author: Gerber J, Offit P

Publication date: 2009

Vaccines and Autism Revisited--The Hannah Poling Case

In this article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Paul Offit discusses the vaccine safety case of a nine-year-old girl named Hannah Poling.

Author: Offit P

Publication date: 2008

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 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 With Aluminum-Containing Adjuvants: Optimizing Vaccine Efficacy and Thermal Stability

Aluminum-containing adjuvants have been in use in vaccines for decades to enhance immune responses. However, exposure of vaccines containing these adjuvants to temperatures outside of the recommended storage ranges (especially exposure to freezing …

Author: Clapp T, Siebert P, Chen D, Jones Braun L

Publication date: 2010

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 Vaccination

Despite advances during the twentieth century, immunization coverage is far from universal and faces significant obstacles in both developing and developed countries. Weak policy emphasis on vaccination may be the result of the narrow view of its …

Author: Bloom D, Canning D, Weston M

Publication date: 2005

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