Predictors of defaulting from completion of child immunization in south Ethiopia, May 2008 - A case control study
- Epidemiology of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease among Adult Patients in Barcelona Before and After Pediatric 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Introduction, 1997-2007. Ardanuy, Carmen; Tubau, Fe; Pallares, Román; Calatayud, Laura; Domínguez, María Angeles; Rolo, Dora; Grau, Inmaculada; Martín, Rogelio; Liñares, Josefina // Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/1/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p57
Background. A dramatic decrease in the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) was observed among children and adults in the United States after the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7). Little is known about the incidence of IPD after PCV7 licensure in...
- Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates, 2004-2005 Mumps Outbreak, England. Cohen, Cheryl; White, Joanne M.; Savage, Emma J.; Glynn, Judith R.; Yoon Choi; Andrews, Nick; Brown, David; Ramsay, Mary E. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jan2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p12
The United Kingdom and United States have recently experienced large outbreaks of mumps, which raises concerns about vaccine effectiveness. The effectiveness of the mumps component of the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine was estimated using the screening method. In England from January 2004...
- A Retrospective Evaluation of Hospitalizations for Acute Gastroenteritis at 2 Sentinel Hospitals in Central Japan to Estimate the Health Burden of Rotavirus. Kamiya, Hajime; Nakano, Takashi; Inoue, Masakazu; Kamiya, Hitoshi; Abd, Thura T.; Patel, Manish; Orenstein, Walter A.; Parashar, Umesh D. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;11/2/2009, Vol. 200 Issue S1, pS140
Background. Two rotavirus vaccines have recently been licensed for use in >80 countries worldwide but not in Japan. To assess the value of introducing rotavirus vaccination in Japan, data on the burden of rotavirus disease are needed. Methods. To describe the epidemiology of severe rotavirus...
- US court rules against autism-vaccine link. // New Scientist;2/21/2009, Vol. 201 Issue 2696, p7
This article focuses on the ruling by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that vaccines do not cause autism. The court ruled against three families who claimed that the MMR vaccine, along with a mercury-based preservative, caused their children's autism. It found no basis for claims made by three...
- SCRATCH NO MORE. Raymond, Joan // Newsweek;9/20/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 12, p58
Discusses the use of the varicella vaccine for children to avoid the chickenpox. Success of the vaccine in reducing hospitalization of children for chickenpox; Debate about whether the timing of the vaccine is correct.
- Multiple Vaccines. // Pediatrics for Parents;2006, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p1
The article reports on the study concerning the health effects of multiple shots of vaccines given to the children in the U.S. The study shows that numerous shots of vaccine does not weaken the immune system. Instead, the vaccines provide protection from viral and bacterial infections by helping...
- NEW INFANT VACCINE LOOKS PROMISING. Krantz, Paul // Better Homes & Gardens;Feb1987, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p72
The article reports on the effectiveness of a vaccine against Haemophilus influenzae (HIB) disease in children, based on a study conducted by Doctor Dan Granoff of Washington University School of Medicine and released in 1987.
- CHILDHOOD JABS. Gothic, Winton // North & South;Jul2010, Issue 292, p14
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the June 2010 issue including "The Case for Vaccination," and articles on children's immunisation in New Zealand and modern forms of vaccination.
- Another injection? Moore, Alison // Nursing Standard;1/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p23
The article provides information on the efficacy of vaccination to protect children from chickenpox in Great Britain. This vaccination can reduce the number of cases by over 80% has been widely used in the U.S. and Germany. Some healthcare professionals would support vaccination but are...