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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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Genetic Diversity and Protective Efficacy of the RTS,S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, reports on an analysis of samples from an efficacy study of the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine to determine whether the vaccine efficacy was specific to certain parasite genotypes at the …

Author: Neafsey DE, Juraska M, Bedford T, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Genetic Stability of Live Attenuated Vaccines Against Potentially Pandemic Influenza Viruses

Genetic stability is a prerequisite for live attenuated influenza vaccines (LAIVs). This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a Phase 1 study examining the stability of LAIVs against three potentially pandemic influenza viruses in …

Author: Kiseleva I, Dubrovina I, Fedorova E, et al.

Publication date: 2015

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety

The Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety was established at the World Health Organization in 1999 "to respond promptly, efficiently, and with scientific rigour to vaccine safety issues of global importance." The site contains links to …

Author: World Health Organization

Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 30 November – 1 December 2016: Safety of Typhoid Vaccines

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports the outcome of a meeting of the World Health Organization’s independent vaccine safety committee where they reviewed the current safety data of three generations of typhoid …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety: Statement on Safety of HPV Vaccines

This report presents the findings of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety’s review of the safety profile of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. After examining pre- and post-licensure data, the Committee found no safety issues that …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2015

Global Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination on Childhood Hospitalizations and Mortality From Diarrhea

This article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, summarizes the impact of rotavirus vaccination on hospitalizations and deaths from rotavirus and all-cause acute gastroenteritis (AGE) during the first ten years since vaccine licensure, …

Author: Burnett E, Jonesteller CL, Tate JE, Yen C, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2017

Global Manual on Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization

Monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) is an essential strategy for ensuring the safety of vaccines. This manual provides guidance on improving the quality and efficiency of AEFI surveillance activities for managers of …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

Global Vaccine Safety Blueprint

This report outlines a strategic plan to strengthen vaccine safety activities globally. Implemented by the Global Vaccine Safety Initiative, it comprises eight strategic objectives that together will build and support effective vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2012

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI)

The Global Vaccine Safety Initiative (GVSI) is a global collaborative effort to ensure that everyone everywhere can be protected from serious infectious diseases with minimal untoward effects from the best available vaccines. This website provides a …

Author: World Health Organization

Group B Streptococcal Conjugate Vaccines

This article, published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, provides an update on the status of group B Streptococcus (GBS) polysaccharide-protein conjuate vaccines. It presents the rationale for the development of GBS conjugate vaccines, the …

Author: Baker CJ, Edwards MS

Publication date: 2003

Group B Streptococcus Vaccine Development Technology Roadmap

This report provides a strategic framework for group B Streptococcus (GBS) vaccine development. It identifies priority activities in four key categories—research; vaccine development; key capacities; and policy, commercialization, and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

Guidelines for Collection, Analysis, and Presentation of Vaccine Safety Data in Pre- and Post-Licensure Clinical Studies

These guidelines, published in the journal Vaccine, seek to standardize vaccine safety assessment by improving the accuracy and completeness of collection, analysis, and presentation of information about Adverse Events Following Immunization in …

Author: Bonhoeffer J, Bentsi-Enchill A, Chen RT, et al.

Publication date: 2009

H2N2 Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine is Safe and Immunogenic for Healthy Adult Volunteers

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, reports the results of a study to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an H2N2 live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) candidate. The authors found that the vaccine candidate …

Author: Isakova-Sivak I, Stukova M, Erofeeva M, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Health Benefits of Rotavirus Vaccination in Developing Countries

This supplement of Clinical Infectious Diseases contains a collection of 20 articles describing the impact and effectiveness of routine rotavirus vaccination in developing countries. The data highlight the benefits of vaccination and should provide …

Author: Parashar UD, Tate JE, eds.

Publication date: 2016

Hexavalent IPV-Based Combination Vaccines for Public-Sector Markets of Low-Resource Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, evaluates potential hexavalent vaccine candidates containing inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) that could provide reliable, low-cost, and continuous immunization to sustain polio …

Author: Mahmood K, Pelkowski S, Atherly D, Sitrin R, Donnelly JJ

Publication date: 2013

Hospitalizations for Intussusception Before and After the Reintroduction of Rotavirus Vaccine in the United States

This article, published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, reports on a study that examined hospital discharges for intussusception among infants in the United States before and after the introduction of RotaTeq® and Rotarix® …

Author: Zickafoose JS, Benneyworth BD, Riebschleger MP, Espinosa CM, Davis MM

Publication date: 2012

How Can We Solve the Enigma of Influenza Vaccine-Induced Protection?

This commentary, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, provides the author's perspective on results from a prospective household cohort study conducted in Michigan, United States that generated influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates …

Author: Neuzil KM

Publication date: 2015

HPV Vaccination

This web page contains extensive information and resources on HPV and cervical cancer. It includes numerous links to more information about the disease, available vaccines, and immunization recommendations, as well as links to materials specifically …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccination: Current Global Status

This article, published in Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports, provides an overview of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination ten years after introduction in a variety of populations. It covers the high efficacy and effectiveness of HPV …

Author: Brotherton JML, Bloem PJN

Publication date: 2015

The HPV Vaccination in Japan: Issues and Options

In April 2013, the government of Japan added the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to its list of routine immunizations, yet in June 2013 the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare suspended its recommendation for the vaccination. This …

Author: Wilson R, Paterson P, Larson HJ

Publication date: 2014

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