Childhood Vaccines

Recent News

Mar 30, 2017
Vaccine cold storage

Freezing, shortages among global vaccine challenges

Vaccines are unavailable at least once a month, and 19% to 38% of shipments have temperature issues.

Feb 16, 2017

News Scan for Feb 16, 2017

H5N8 in Israel, Europe
Vaccine safety
Imported-food outbreaks
C diff cluster
Leptospirosis in NYC
Feb 08, 2017

News Scan for Feb 08, 2017

Ebola in breast milk
Drought as West Nile driver
Varicella vaccine doses
H1N1 vaccine protection
Oseltamivir cost analysis
Feb 07, 2017
HPV vaccine

AAP on teen vaccines: Optimize uptake, address hesitancy

Healthcare providers need to offer vaccines and address vaccine hesitancy whenever possible, the AAP's Committee on Infectious Diseases says.

Feb 02, 2017

News Scan for Feb 02, 2017

IDSA travel-ban concerns
Saudi MERS case
US vaccine support
Cholera vaccine in pregnancy
Respiratory infections & NSAIDs
Nov 21, 2016

News Scan for Nov 21, 2016

Saudi MERS case
HPV vaccine dosing
Trump and anti-vaxxers
New chikungunya cases
Nov 02, 2016

News Scan for Nov 02, 2016

Zika's Facebook profile
Zika study protocols
Tdap safe in pregnancy
Oct 21, 2016
IPV vaccination

WHO panel recommends dose-sparing strategy for IPV polio vaccine

High demand, production problems, and lack of raw materials contribute to the shortage, which has hindered immunization campaigns at a crucial time.

Oct 19, 2016
Teen vaccine

Vaccine panel recommends 2 doses of HPV vaccine for preteens

ACIP spent several months reviewing clinical trial data that showed two doses in younger adolescents prompted an immune response similar to or higher than in young adults.

Oct 07, 2016

News Scan for Oct 07, 2016

Salmonella from live poultry
High-dose colistin
Vaccines in young kids
Ebola vaccine contract
Polio in Nigeria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

AAP Committee on Infectious Disease. Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule United States, 2017. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Ali M, Nelson A, Luquero FJ, et al. Safety of a killed oral cholera vaccine (Shanchol) in pregnant women in Malawi: an observational cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 1)

Bernstein HH, Bocchini JA Jr; AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. Practical approaches to optimize adolescent immunization. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Bernstein HH, Bocchini JA Jr; AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. The need to optimize adolescent immunization. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Block SL, Klein NP, Sarpong K, et al. Lot-to-lot consistency, safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of an investigational hexavalent vaccine in US infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Feb;36(2):202-8

Daley MF, Glanz JM, Newcomer SR, et al. Assessing misclassification of vaccination status: implications for studies of the safety of the childhood immunization schedule. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 9)

Merino Arribas JM, Carmona Martinez A, Horn, M, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of the quadrivalent meningococcal serogroups A, C, W and Y tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine coadministered with routine childhood vaccines in European infants: an open, randomized trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Apr;36(4):e98-107

Smith MJ, Jordanov E, Sheng X, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of DTaP5-IPV compared with DTaP5 plus IPV as the fifth dose in children 46 years of age. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Mar;36(3):319-25

Sun X, Samba TT, Yao J, et al. Impact of the Ebola outbreak on routine immunization in western area, Sierra Leone — a field survey from an Ebola epidemic area. BMC Public Health 2017 Apr 26;17:363

Vesikari T, Becker T, Vertruyen AF, et al. A phase III randomized, double-blind, clinical trial of an investigational hexavalent vaccine given at two, three, four and twelve months. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Feb;36(2):209-15

Wagenvoort GHJ, Sanders EAM, de Melker HE, et al. Long-term mortality after IPD and bacteremic versus non-bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia. Vaccine 2017 (published Mar 3)

Weinberg M, Dietz S, Potter R, et al. Vaccine shot-limiting: estimating the prevalence, indicators, and impact on vaccination status — Michigan, 2012. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jan 17)

Welaga P, Oduro A, Debpuur C, et al. Fewer out-of-sequence vaccinations and reduction of child mortality in northern Ghana. Vaccine 2017 (published online Mar 22)

Woudenberg T, van der Maas NAT, Knol MJ, et al. Effectiveness of early measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination among 6-14-month-old infants during an epidemic in the Netherlands: an observational cohort study. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 23)

Wysocki J, Center KJ, Brzostek J, et al. A randomized study of fever prophylaxis and the immunogenicity of routine pediatric vaccinations. Vaccine 2017 (Mar 3)

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