Childhood Vaccines

Recent News

Jan 15, 2019

News Scan for Jan 15, 2019

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Wider approval for Tdap vaccine
NK bioweapons concern
Global health threats
Dec 27, 2018

News Scan for Dec 27, 2018

Hexavalent peds vaccine approval
Malaria in early pregnancy
Oct 29, 2018

News Scan for Oct 29, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Fatal adenovirus in NJ
Medical vaccine exemptions
Oct 12, 2018
Immunization history form

More young US kids not getting vaccinated

The median vaccine exemption rate in kindergartners climbed for the third year in a row, to 2.2%, and 1.3% of 2-year-olds get no vaccines.

Oct 09, 2018

News Scan for Oct 09, 2018

Cell-based flu vaccine protection
Tdap vaccine in pregnancy
Antibiotic use in animals
Sep 18, 2018

News Scan for Sep 18, 2018

Low MMR uptake in UK
E coli preventive approved
Aug 22, 2018

News Scan for Aug 22, 2018

HPV vaccine and premature menopause
Cyclospora expert panel
Aug 21, 2018
Vaccine prep

Physician knowledge gaps may limit use of MenB vaccine

A survey of primary care docs reveals significant gaps in their knowledge of serogroup B meningococcal vaccines.

Aug 08, 2018

News Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Ebola vaccination in DRC
Polio outbreaks in Nigeria
Italy and mandatory vaccines
Nipah recap
Jul 23, 2018

News Scan for Jul 23, 2018

Measles in the Americas
Rotavirus vaccine and high-risk babies

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules: United States, 2018. Pediatrics 2018 (published online Feb 6)

Attwell K, Navin MC, Lopalco PL, et al. Recent vaccine mandates in the United States, Europe and Australia: a comparative study. Vaccine 2018 (published online Oct 15)

Becker-Dreps S, Butler AM, McGrath LJ, et al. Effectiveness of prenatal tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccination in the prevention of infant pertussis in the U.S. Am J Prev Med 2018 (published online Jun 14)

D'Ancona F, D'Amario C, Maraglino F, et al. Introduction of new and reinforcement of existing compulsory vaccinations in Italy: first evaluation of the impact on vaccination coverage in 2017. Euro Surveill 2018 May 31;23(22):pii=1800238

D'Ancona F, D'Amario C, Maraglino F, et al. Introduction of new and reinforcement of existing compulsory vaccinations in Italy: first evaluation of the impact on vaccination coverage in 2017. Euro Surveill 2018 May 31;23(22):pii=1800238

Doke K, Fitzgerald SA, Barral RL, et al. Concomitant HPV and MenACWY vaccination among sixth and seventh graders receiving Tdap. Vaccine 2018 (published online Sep 25)

Duszynski KM, Pratt NL, Lynch JW, et al. Use of different combination diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccines does not increase risk of 30-day infant mortality: a population-based linkage cohort study using administrative data from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and the National Death Index. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 28)

Elran B, Yaari S, Glazer Y, et al. Parents' perceptions of childhood immunization in Israel: information and concerns. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 23)

Glanz JM, Newcomer SR, Daley MF, et al. Association between estimated cumulative vaccine antigen exposure through the first 23 months of life and non-vaccine-targeted infections from 24 through 47 months of age. JAMA 2018 Mar 6;319(9):906-13

Gvozdenovic E, Vetter V, Willame C, et al. Impact of history of febrile convulsions on the risk difference of febrile convulsions with the tetravalent measles–mumps–rubella–varicella vaccine: post-hoc exploratory analysis of results from a matched-cohort study. Vaccine 2018 (published online Aug 18)

Healy CM, Rench MA, Swaim LS, et al. Association between third-trimester Tdap immunization and neonatal pertussis antibody concentration. JAMA 2018 Oct 9;320(14):1464-70

Hill HA, Elam-Evans LD, Yankey D, et al. Vaccination coverage among children aged 19-35 months — United States, 2017. MMWR 2018 Oct 12;67(40):1123-8

Kahn KE, Santibanez TA, Zhai Y, et al. Association between patient reminders and influenza vaccination status among children. Vaccine 2018 (published online Nov 15)

Kiely M, Boulianne N, Talbot D, et al. Impact of vaccine delays at the 2, 4, 6 and 12 month visits on incomplete vaccination status by 24 months of age in Quebec, Canada. BMC Public Health 2018 Dec 11;18:1364

Li T, Wang H, Lu Y, et al. Willingness and influential factors of parents to vaccinate their children with novel inactivated enterovirus 71 vaccines in Guangzhou, China. Vaccine 2018 Jun 18;36(26):3772-8

Liang JL, Tiwari T, Moro P, et al. Prevention of pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria with vaccines in the United States: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR 2018 Apr 27;67(2):1-44

McNeil DA, Mueller M, MacDonald S, et al. Maternal perceptions of childhood vaccination: explanations of reasons for and against vaccination. BMC Public Health 2019 Jan 10;19:49

Mellerson JL, Maxwell CB, Knighton CL, et al. Vaccination coverage for selected vaccines and exemption rates among children in kindergarten — United States, 2017-18 school year. MMWR 2018 Oct 12;67(40):1115-22

Mohanty S, Buttenheim AM, Joyce CM, et al. Experiences with medical exemptions after a change in vaccine exemption policy in California. Pediatrics 2018 (published online Oct 29)

Monge S, Hahne SJM, de Melker HE, et al. Effectiveness of the DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine against invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in the Netherlands (2003-16): a case-control study. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 8)

Moro PL, Perez-Vilar S, Lewis P, et al. Safety surveillance of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccines. Pediatrics 2018 Jul;142(1)

Naleway AL, Mittendorf KF, Irving SA, et al. Primary ovarian insufficiency and adolescent vaccination. Pediatrics 2018 (published online Aug 21)

Nickel AJ, Puumala SE, Kharbanda AB. Vaccine-preventable, hospitalizations among American Indian/Alaska Native children using the 2012 Kid’s Inpatient Database. Vaccine 2018 Feb 8;36(7):945-8

Quinn HE, Gidding HF, Marshall HS, et al. Varicella vaccine effectiveness over 10 years in Australia; moderate protection from 1-dose program. J infect 2018 (published online Dec 5)

Robinson CL, Romero JR, Kempe A, et al. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger — United States, 2018. MMWR 2018 Feb 6;67(Early release)

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