Childhood Vaccines

Recent News

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
Jun 13, 2018

News Scan for Jun 13, 2018

Plague case in Idaho
Tamiflu and nursing home outbreaks
Vaccine exemptions in US
Jun 12, 2018

News Scan for Jun 12, 2018

Tests rule out more Ebola cases
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Orthobunyavirus research developments
Hospital precaution failure patterns
PCV and Hib vaccine impact
Global flu trends
Jun 04, 2018

News Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Salmonella and frozen breaded chicken
States' readiness funding
DTaP vaccine safety
Lyme rash in Canada
May 07, 2018

News Scan for May 07, 2018

Largest-ever cholera vaccine drive
Hepatitis A across US
Low HPV vaccine uptake
Mar 26, 2018
Baby boy in doctor's office

Parents less likely to vaccinate autistic kids, siblings

Of kids 7 years and older with autism, 82% got recommended vaccines by age 4, compared with 94% in those without autism.

Mar 07, 2018
Vaccinated baby

Study finds no immune overload for US kids' vaccine schedule

The extensive study adds to an already vast collection of data on vaccine safety.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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

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)

Burgner DP, Miller JE, Strunk T, et al. Growth parameters, effect measure modification and the association between vaccination and early childhood hospitalization with non-targeted infections. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 19)

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

Frawley JE, Foley H, McIntyre E. The associations between medical, allied and complementary medicine practitioner visits and childhood vaccine uptake. Vaccine 2018 (published online Jan 3)

Giambi C, Fabiani M, D'Ancona, et al. Parental vaccine hesitancy in Italy — results from a national survey. Vaccine 2018 (published online Jan 8)

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

Glanz JM, Wagner NM, Narwaney KJ, et al. Web-based social media intervention to increase vaccine acceptance: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Nov 6)

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)

Hagemann C, Streng A, Kraemer A, et al. Heterogeneity in coverage for measles and varicella vaccination in toddlers — analysis of factors influencing parental acceptance. BMC Public Health 2017 Sep 19;17:724

Hill HA, Elam-Evans LD, Yankey D, et al. Vaccination coverage among children aged 19-35 months — United States, 2016. MMWR 2017 Nov 3;66(43):1171-7

Kluberg SA, McGinnis DP, Hswen Y, et al. County-level assessment of United States kindergarten vaccination rates for measles mumps rubella (MMR) for the 2014-2015 school year. Vaccine 2017 (published online Oct 14)

Leeds M, Muscoplat MH. Timeliness of receipt of early childhood vaccinations among children of immigrants — Minnesota, 2016. MMWR 2017 Oct 27;66(42):1125-9

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

Menzies NA, Suharlim C, Geng F, et al. The cost determinants of routine infant immunization services: a meta-regression analysis of six country studies. BMC Med 2017 Oct 6:15:178

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)

Murthy N, Rodgers L, Pabst L, et al. Progress in childhood vaccination data in immunization information systems — United States, 2013-2016. MMWR 2017 Nov 3;66(43):1178-81

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

Omer SB, Allen K, Chang DH, et al. Exemptions from mandatory immunization after legally mandated parental counseling. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Dec 18)

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)

Seagle EE, Bednarczyk RA, Hill T, et al. Measles, mumps, and rubella antibody patterns of persistence and rate of decline following the second dose of the MMR vaccine. Vaccine 2018 (published online Jan 6)

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