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Topic: Vaccine safety and performance

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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 and Your Baby

This 27-minute video explains how vaccines work, the science behind them, immunity, and 11 diseases that vaccines prevent. It also includes stories from parents of children who suffered from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Author: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Vaccines for Children - A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

This online guide for parents and caregivers provides information on the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of routinely administered vaccines for children, steps to take when your child is vaccinated, and common questions about vaccines.

Author: US Food and Drug Administration

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.gov

This website is a gateway to information from the United States government on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. It provides resources from US federal agencies for the general public and their …

Author: US Department of Health and Human Services

The Value of Vaccination

This website provides information on a movement of individuals and groups who find value in vaccination, and who aim to draw attention to the benefits vaccines bring to every community. The site encourages users to share personal stories about …

Author: Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases

Variation in Rotavirus Vaccine Coverage by Provider Location and Subsequent Disease Burden

This article, published in Pediatrics, reports on a study that examined variation in rotavirus vaccine coverage among provider locations in the United States and correlated coverage with the detection of rotavirus in children who sought treatment of …

Author: Sahni LC, Tate JE, Payne DC, Parashar UD, Boom JA

Publication date: 2015

Video: Childhood Immunizations

This video series features Heidi Murkoff, the author of the What to Expect When You're Expecting prenatal and parenting books, and Dr. Jay M. Lieberman, pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at the University of California School of Medicine, …

Author: What to Expect Foundation

White Paper – Rotavirus: Common, Severe, Devastating, Preventable

This white paper provides a comprehensive source of information on rotavirus disease and vaccines. The 50-page synthesis includes the latest evidence and programmatic information about: rotavirus disease burden; vaccines in global use, nationally …

Author: ROTA Council

Publication date: 2016

WHO Brighton Collaboration on Maternal Immunization Meeting Report

This report summarizes a consultation meeting held jointly by the World Health Organization's Initiative for Vaccine Research and the Brighton Collaboration in Geneva, Switzerland, from July 24 to 25, 2014 to facilitate harmonization of key events …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

WHO Consultation on Group B Streptococcus Vaccine Development: Report From a Meeting Held on 27-28 April 2016

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the outcome of a World Health Organization technical consultation that considered development pathways for group B Streptococcus (GBS) vaccines. The meeting discussed numerous topics, including disease …

Author: Kobayashi M, Schrag SJ, Alderson MR, et al.

Publication date: 2016

WHO Consultation on Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Development Report From a World Health Organization Meeting Held on 23–24 March 2015

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes a World Health Organization-convened respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine consultation held on March 23 and 24, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, which brought together experts from around the world to …

Author: Modjarrad K, Giersing B, Kaslow DC, Smith PG, Moorthy VS, the WHO RSV Vaccine Consultation Expert Group

Publication date: 2015

WHO Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Programmatic Resources

This web page provides links to further resources related to human papillomavirus vaccines. Topics include policy and decision making, implementation, and monitoring and surveillance.

Author: World Health Organization

WHO Preferred Product Characteristics for Group B Streptococcus Vaccines

This report provides guidance on vaccine development strategies and targets for group B Streptococcus vaccines. It includes key clinical research and development considerations as well as preferred product characteristics such as indication, target …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

WHO Preferred Product Characteristics for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccines

This report provides guidance on vaccine development strategies and targets for RSV vaccines. It includes key clinical research and development considerations as well as preferred product characteristics such as indication, target population, …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2017

WHO Preferred Product Characteristics (PPC) for Malaria Vaccines

This document provides guidance for vaccine manufacturers and funding agencies in refining their product development plans for malaria vaccines. It clarifies the World Health Organization's preferences with regard to many criteria that form part of …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

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