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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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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

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

Use of 9-Valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine: Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, outlines the recommendation by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to include the 9-valent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as one of the three HPV vaccines that …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Vaccination Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Pregnancy: A Suitable Tool to Combat Global Infant Morbidity and Mortality?

This article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, describes the epidemiological and immunological background of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and the pipeline of RSV vaccines in development. It discusses the potential for …

Author: Saso A, Kampmann B

Publication date: 2016

The Vaccine Confidence Project

This project was formed to build a multi-disciplinary network of biomedical scientists, decision scientists, psychologists, and social scientists to examine the influences and decision-making processes as individuals around the world, including …

Author: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Vaccine Discovery and Translation of New Vaccine Technology

An unprecedented increase in new vaccine development has occurred over the past three decades. This article, published in The Lancet, discusses new methods of discovery, such as reverse vaccinology, structural biology, and systems biology, which …

Author: Rappuoli R, Black S, Lambert PH

Publication date: 2011

Vaccine for Prevention of Mild and Moderate-to-Severe Influenza in Children

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes a multinational, Phase 3, observer-blinded study evaluating the efficacy of quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) among children three to eight years of age. From the study …

Author: Jain VK, Rivera L, Zama Khalequ, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Innovation Lexicon

This document aims to establish a common vaccine innovation vocabulary to help ensure clarity in communications about innovations applied to vaccine products to increase their programmatic suitability, reduce overall costs, bolster supply security …

Author: PATH, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Publication date: 2016

Vaccine Knowledge Project

The Vaccine Knowledge Project is managed by the Oxford Vaccine Group, an academic research group in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oxford. This website provides independent, evidence-based information about vaccines and …

Author: Oxford Vaccine Group

Vaccine Safety

This website offers an overview of vaccine safety issues, addresses common concerns, and provides links to further, more-detailed information.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Safety and Your Child: Separating Fact From Fiction

This 32-page booklet is excerpted from a book published in 2011, and was developed by the Vaccine Education Center of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to serve as a resource for parents. Topics covered include: general questions about vaccine …

Author: Offit PA, Moser CA

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Safety Basics: E-Learning Course

This online training course aims to establish a shared understanding among professionals whose work is linked to vaccine safety issues. This may include nurses/midwives/community health workers, as well as pharmacists, medical doctors, and program …

Author: World Health Organization

Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response

Managing a country’s immunization program requires in-depth knowledge of the technical side of vaccination. Increasingly, however, program managers are also being asked to respond to communications issues caused by real or perceived …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2013

Vaccine Safety Net

While many quality web sites offer science-based information about vaccine safety, others may provide unbalanced and misleading information. This can lead to undue fears, particularly among parents and patients. This website provides information …

Author: World Health Organization

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-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


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 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

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