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Feb 16, 2018

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Salmonella probe wraps up
Brazil yellow fever
Polio in the DRC
Feb 09, 2018

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Olympics norovirus outbreak
2018 priority diseases
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Guinea Lassa fever case
Far-UV light against flu
Feb 02, 2018

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Polio in Afghanistan
Zika journal supplement
Avian flu in South Africa, Taiwan
Jan 26, 2018

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Saudi MERS recap
Polio in Afghanistan
Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak
Netherlands H5N6 detections
Jan 19, 2018

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HHS government shutdown plan
Saudi MERS
Mutated flu virus for vaccine
Yellow fever in Brazil
Polio in Afghanistan
Jan 18, 2018

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Vaccine reminder benefits
More H5N6 in the UK
Polio workers killed
Jan 12, 2018

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H7N9 death in China
Fluarix Quad for babies
Avian flu outbreaks
Vaccine-linked polio in DRC
Jan 05, 2018

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FSMA rule pare-back
Possible Dengvaxia deaths
Microcephaly before Zika
Polio in Afghanistan
IV saline shortage
Dec 29, 2017

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UAE screening finds MERS case
Polio in Pakistan and DRC
More avian flu outbreaks in 5 countries
Dec 22, 2017

News Scan for Dec 22, 2017

Dengvaxia review planned
Saudi Arabia MERS
Drug-resistant priority pathogens
Polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Monkeypox effect on men

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Berchenko Y, Manor Y, Freedman LS, et al. Estimation of polio infection prevalence from environmental surveillance data. Sci Transl Med 2017 Mar 29;9(383):eaaf6786

Diop OM, Asghar H, Gavrilin E, et al. Virologic monitoring of poliovirus type 2 after oral poliovirus vaccine type 2 withdrawal in April 2016 — worldwide, 2016-2017. MMWR 2017 May 26;66(20):538-42

Duizer E, Ruijs WL, van der Weijden CP, et al. Response to a wild poliovirus type 2 (WPV2)-shedding event following accidental exposure to WPV2, the Netherlands, April 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 May 25;22(21):pii=30542

Elhamidi Y, Mahamud A, Safdar M, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Pakistan, January 2016-September 2017. MMWR 2017 Nov 24;66(46):1276-80

Fernandez-Garcia MD, Majumdar M, Kebe O, et al. Emergence of vaccine-derived polioviruses during Ebola virus outbreak, Guinea, 2014-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 14)

Hussain I, Mach O, Habib A, et al. Seroprevalence of anti-polio antibodies in children from polio high-risk areas of Pakistan: a cross-sectional survey 2015-2016. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Sep;36(9):e230-6

Jorba J, Diop OM, Iber J, et al. Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses — worldwide, January 2016-June 2017. MMWR 2017 Nov 3;66(43):1185-91

Maes EF, Diop OM, Jorba J, et al. Surveillance systems to track progress toward polio eradication — worldwide, 2014-2016. MMWR Apr 7;66(13):359-65

Martinez M, Shukla H, Nikulin J, et al. Progress toward poliomyelitis eradication — Afghanistan, January 2016-June 2017. MMWR 2017 Aug 18;66(32):854-8

Mbaeyi C, Ryan MJ, Smith P, et al. Response to a large polio outbreak in a setting of conflict Middle East, 2013-2015. MMWR 2017 Mar 3;66(8):227-31

Mohanty MC, Madkaikar MR, Desai M, et al. Poliovirus excretion in children with primary immunodeficiency disorders, India. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 28)

Nnadi C, Damisa E, Esapa L, et al. Continued endemic wild poliovirus transmission in security-compromised areas — Nigeria, 2016. MMWR 2017 Feb 24;66(7):190-3

Previsani N, Singh H, St. Pierre J, et al. Progress toward containment of poliovirus type 2 worldwide, 2017. MMWR 2017 Jun 23;66(24):649-52

Rivera L, Pedersen RS, Pena L, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of three aluminum hydroxide adjuvanted vaccines with reduced doses of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV-Al) compared with standard IPV in young infants in the Dominican Republic: a phase 2, non-inferiority, observer-blinded, randomised, and controlled dose investigation trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 25)

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

Tanluchi M, Famulare M, Zaman K, et al. Community transmission of type 2 poliovirus after cessation of trivalent oral polio vaccine in Bangladesh: an open-label cluster-randomised trial and modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 7)

Tegegne AA, Braka F, Shebeshi ME, et al. Characteristics of wild polio virus outbreak investigation and response in Ethiopia in 2013-2014: implications for prevention of outbreaks due to importations. BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 Jan 5;18:9

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

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)

Wang HB, Luo HM, Li L, et al. Vaccine-derived poliovirus surveillance in China during 2001-2013: the potential challenge for maintaining polio free status. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Dec 2;17:742

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

Zhao D, Ma R, Zhou T, et al. Introduction of inactivated poliovirus vaccine and impact on vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis — Beijing, China, 2014-2016. MMWR 2017 Dec 15;66(49):1357-61

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