Risk factors for incomplete vaccination and missed opportunity for immunization in rural Mozambique
- Economic impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. Constenla, Dagna O. // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Aug2008, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p101
Objectives. To evaluate the economic impact of vaccination with the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. Methods. A decision analytic model was constructed to compare pneumococcal vaccination of children 0-5 years old with no vaccination in Brazil, Chile,...
- FLU BLUES. Richards, Sara // Nursing Standard;11/2/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p26
Flu is at best miserable and at worst can have serious complications. Children are as vulnerable to the infection as adults and in certain circumstances vaccination is recommended. Attack rates of the virus are highest in preschool and school age children. Symptoms in children are the same as in...
- Pertussis vaccination decreased rate of severe infection, illness duration. // Infectious Disease News;Apr2014, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p55
The article discusses a study and an accompanying commentary, published online on March 14, 2014 by "Clinical Infectious Diseases," regarding the lower rate of severe infection and illness duration in children immunized with acellular pertussis vaccine.
- Had All Your Shots? Guglielmo, Wayne J. // Newsweek;5/21/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 21, p60
Focuses on vaccinations for adults in the United States. Need for immunizations for tetanus and diphtheria, chickenpox, hepatitis B, and pneumococcal disease; Statistics on the severity of childhood diseases in adults, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;...
- Smallpox in Boston a hundred years ago. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2001, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p301
Immunisation has always had its opponents and professional reactions to them have not always been exemplary. The last epidemic of smallpox in Boston, Massachusetts, began in 1901 and lasted for almost two years. A recent article has described some of the excesses of medical fervour displayed in...
- Assessing the burden of paediatric influenza in Europe: the European Paediatric Influenza Analysis (EPIA) project. Paget, W. John; Balderston, Catherine; Casas, Inmaculada; Donker, Gé; Edelman, Laurel; Fleming, Douglas; Larrauri, Amparo; Meijer, Adam; Puzelli, Simona; Rizzo, Caterina; Simonsen, Lone // European Journal of Pediatrics;Aug2010, Vol. 169 Issue 8, p997
The European Paediatric Influenza Analysis (EPIA) project is a multi-country project that was created to collect, analyse and present data regarding the paediatric influenza burden in European countries, with the purpose of providing the necessary information to make evidence-based decisions...
- THE RISE AND FALL (AND RISE) OF POLIO. // Popular Science;Oct2004, Vol. 265 Issue 4, p42
Presents statistics on polio disease. Number of African children that the World Health Organization hopes to vaccinate in an attempt to eradicate the polio virus before 2005; Months that the Nigerian government halted polio immunizations; Number of polio cases in Nigeria.
- Setting the Scene to Blame the GOI for Failure of Polio Eradication. Puliyel, Siddharth; Puliyel, Jacob // Indian Pediatrics;Feb2009, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p184
A letter to the editor is presented in response to articles "Polio Eradication Strategies in India: Recommendation Under IAP Action Plan 2006," by N. K. Shah et al published in the 2006 issue and "Recommendations of 2nd National Consultative Meeting of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) on Polio...
- Immunisation. // Australian Women's Weekly;Apr2005, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p154
Focuses on the immunization of children. Summary of the immunization of several vaccines for infants and children according to their age; Significance of immunization to children; Types of diseases prevented by routine childhood immunization.