Recent News

Jan 18, 2019

News Scan for Jan 18, 2019

DRC Ebola spike
Economic risk of epidemics
Funds for smallpox vaccine
New polio cases
Measles in Madagascar
Measles in Washington state
Jan 11, 2019

News Scan for Jan 11, 2019

Polio in Mozambique
Adult vaccination costs
Jan 09, 2019

News Scan for Jan 09, 2019

Saudi MERS case
H1N1 flu and birth outcomes
Fourth DRC polio outbreak
Cuba Zika outbreak
Yellow fever in Nigeria
WHO on pathogen sequence sharing
Dec 21, 2018

News Scan for Dec 21, 2018

Three more Ebola cases
Polio in Nigeria
Dec 14, 2018

News Scan for Dec 14, 2018

Only minor US flu increase
Another Saudi MERS case
New polio cases in 2 nations
Pneumonia deaths in kids
Dec 07, 2018

News Scan for Dec 07, 2018

More romaine E coli cases
Costco antibiotic policy
Polio in 3 countries
Imported malaria in UK
Dec 03, 2018

News Scan for Dec 03, 2018

Severe Zika thrombocytopenia
Polio outbreak over in Syria
UK vaccine center, more CEPI funds
TB funding climbs
Nov 30, 2018
Oral polio vaccine

Polio experts address fears over disease resurgence

A WHO panel raises concerns about an increase in wild poliovirus cases, among other setbacks.

Nov 27, 2018

News Scan for Nov 27, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
More acute flaccid myelitis
Freeze-dried polio vaccine
Zika in India
Nov 26, 2018

News Scan for Nov 26, 2018

E coli romaine source
Polio cases in 3 nations
H5N6 case in China
Small US flu increase

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Alleman MM, Chitale R, Burns CC, et al. Vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreaks and events — three provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017. MMWR 2018 Mar 16;67(10):300-5

Blake IM, Pons-Salort M, Molodecky NA, et al. Type 2 poliovirus detection after global withdrawal of trivalent oral vaccine. N Engl J Med 2018 Aug 30;379(9):834-45

Chu K, Ying Z, Wang L, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of inactivated poliovirus vaccine made from Sabin strains: A phase II, randomized, dose-finding trial. Vaccine 2018 (published online Sep 21)

Gardner TJ, Diop OM, Jorba J, et al. Surveillance to track progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, 2016-2017. MMWR 2018 Apr 13;67(14):418-23

Grassly NC, Wadood MZ, Safdar RM, et al. Effect of inactivated poliovirus vaccine campaigns, Pakistan, 2014-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 Nov;24(11)

Hsu C, Mahamud A, Safdar M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2017-September 2018. MMWR 2018 Nov 9;67(44):1242-5

Ivanova OE, Eremeeva TP, Morozova NS, et al. Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in the Russian Federation in 1998-2014. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 7)

Jorba J, Diop OM, Iber J, et al. Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses — worldwide, January 2017-June 2018. MMWR 2018 Oct 26;67(42):1189-94

Khan F, Datta D, Quddus A, et al. Progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, January 2016-March 2018. MMWR 2018 May 11;67(18):524-8

Martinez M, Shukla H, Ahmadi M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Afghanistan, January 2017-May 2018. MMWR 2018 Aug 3;67(30):833-7

Mbaeyi C, Wadood ZM, Moran T, et al. Strategic response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Syria, 2017-2018. MMWR 2018 Jun 22;67(24):690-4

Sagy I, Novack V, Gdalevich M, et al. Mass media effect on vaccines uptake during silent polio outbreak. Vaccine 2018 (published online Feb 10)

Shin WJ, Hara D, Gbormittah F, et al. Development of thermostable lyophilized Sabin inactivated poliovirus vaccine. mBio 2018 (published online Nov 27)

The global switch from trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV): facts, experiences and lessons learned from the south-south zone; Nigeria, April 2016. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jan 27;18:57

Tiwari S, Dhole TN. Assessment of enteroviruses from sewage water and clinical samples during eradication phase of polio in North India. Virol J 2018 Oct 16;15:157

Verma AA, Jimenez MP, Tangermann RH, et al. Insecurity, polio vaccination rates, and polio incidence in northwest Pakistan. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 (published online Jan 29)

Wu W, Wang H, Li K, et al. Recipient vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in China, 2010-2015. Vaccine 2018 Feb 21;36(9):1209-13

Zaman K, Estivariz CF, Morales M, et al. Immunogenicity of type 2 monovalent oral and inactivated poliovirus vaccines for type 2 poliovirus outbreak response: an open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 20)

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