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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 vaccines—the live oral Ty21a vaccine, parenteral Vi polysaccharide, and conjugated Vi polysaccharide vaccines. The committee noted limitations to the available data for the typhoid conjugate vaccines and recommended conducting further safety monitoring studies.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2017

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Also known as: Comité consultatif mondial pour la sécurité des vaccins, 30 novembre - 1er décembre 2016: Innocuité des vaccins antityphoïdiques

Resource types: Newsletter/article

Diseases/vaccines: Typhoid

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global