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This web page provides information and links to resources about typhoid disease and vaccines, including World Health Organization position papers, prequalified vaccines, and technical resources.

Author: World Health Organization

Typhoid Fever

This web page provides information and resources on typhoid. Topics include general information about the disease, symptoms and treatment, prevention methods, vaccination, and disease surveillance.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Typhoid Fever and Paratyphoid Fever: Systematic Review to Estimate Global Morbidity and Mortality for 2010

This article, published in the Journal of Global Health, summarizes the findings of a systematic literature review of population-based studies and country disease surveillance reports with typhoid and paratyphoid fever incidence data published …

Author: Buckle GC, Fischer Walker CL, Black RE

Publication date: 2012

Typhoid Fever and the Introduction of the Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine in Africa and Asia

This supplemental issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases contains 19 articles about typhoid and typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) introduction in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. It includes the protocol papers for TCV studies in Nepal, Malawi, …

Author: Neuzil K, Pollard A, Marfin A, eds.

Publication date: 2019

Typhoid Fever Surveillance in Africa Program (TSAP)

This supplement issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases provides a collection of articles about typhoid disease burden in Africa. Previous research has focused on typhoid's burden in Asia, and little was known about the burden in Africa. The …

Author: Marks F, ed.

Publication date: 2016

Typhoid Fever Vaccination Strategies

This article, published in Vaccine, reviews experiences with various vaccination strategies using the currently availabile typhoid vaccines—injectable Vi polysaccharide vaccine (ViPS), oral Ty21a vaccine, and injectable typhoid conjugate vaccine …

Author: Date KA, Bentsi-Enchill A, Marks F, Fox K

Publication date: 2015

Typhoid in Africa and Vaccine Deployment

This article, published in The Lancet Global Health, summarizes the findings of the Typhoid Surveillance in Africa Programme (TSAP), current limitations with diagnostics and surveillance, and the need for new diagnostics and vaccines in the face of …

Author: Dougan G

Publication date: 2017

The Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC): Vaccine Effectiveness Study Designs: Accelerating the Introduction of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccines and Reducing the Global Burden of Enteric Fever. Report From a Meeting Held on 26–27 October 2016, Oxford, UK

This article, published in Vaccine, summarizes the results of a meeting held in October 2016 to initiate planning of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) effectiveness studies that will provide the data required by policymakers and stakeholders to …

Author: Meiring JE, Gibani M, TyVAC Consortium Meeting Group

Publication date: 2017

Typhoid Vaccine Introduction: An Evidence-Based Pilot Implementation Project in Nepal and Pakistan

This article, published in Vaccine, reports the results of a pilot program to assess the feasibility of school-based typhoid vaccination in two districts in Kathmandu, Nepal, and two towns in Karachi, Pakistan. Vaccination campaigns were conducted …

Author: Khan MI, Pach A 3rd, Khan GM, et al.

Publication date: 2015

Typhoid Vaccines: WHO Position Paper

This report, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides the World Health Organization’s (WHO's) recommendation on the use of typhoid vaccines in a global context. It summarizes essential background information on typhoid disease and …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2008

Typhoid Vaccines: WHO Position Paper – March 2018

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, provides the World Health Organization’s (WHO's) recommendation for the use of typhoid vaccines. Given the advantages of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV)—improved immunological …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2018

Understanding Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 4, post-licensure influenza vaccine effectiveness study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the extent of the influenza disease burden in tropical Africa, …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2011

Understanding Influenza Vaccine Performance Among Children in Senegal

This fact sheet describes a Phase 2 influenza vaccine clinical study that PATH and its partners are conducting in Senegal. The study seeks to better understand the performance of seasonal influenza vaccines in a tropical, low-resource region of the …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Reduced Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy in Low Socio-Economic Settings

Rotavirus vaccine efficacy ranges from more than 90 percent in high socio-economic settings (SES) to 50 percent in low SES. The authors of this article, published in PLOS ONE, developed a mathematical model to predict rotavirus vaccine efficacy in …

Author: Lopman BA, Pitzer VE, Sarkar R, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Understanding the Pneumococcus: Transmission and Evolution

This article, published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, examines the biology of the pneumococcus related to its transmission and evolution.

Author: Donkor ES

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Thimerosal, Mercury, and Vaccine Safety

This fact sheet explains what thimerosal is and why it is used as a preservative in some multi-dose vials of influenza vaccine, and highlights conclusions from studies examining thimerosal safety in vaccines.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2012

Universal Influenza Vaccines: Shifting to Better Vaccines

This article, published in Vaccine, provides an overview of currently available influenza vaccines and their limitations, and also outlines current efforts to develop a broadly protective, universal influenza vaccine. It also highlights general …

Author: Berlanda Scorza F, Tsvetnitsky V, Donnelly JJ

Publication date: 2016

A Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine Candidate Confers Protection Against Pandemic H1N1 Infection in Preclinical Ferret Studies

This article, published in NPJ Vaccines, discusses a strategy to develop a universal influenza vaccine that does not need to be reformulated and readministered every season to respond to antigenic changes in the virus. Researchers hope that by …

Author: Nachbagauer R, Liu WC, Choi A, et al.

Publication date: 2017

University of Liverpool Viral Brain Infections Group

The University of Liverpool’s Viral Brain Infections Group has provided advocacy, expertise, and support to the JE project in several additional areas, including the production of a teaching tool for diagnosis and investigation of clinical …

Author: University of Liverpool

Unprotected People Reports

This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

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