Childhood Vaccines

Recent News

Jun 06, 2022

News Scan for Jun 06, 2022

Colistin-resistant bacteria in Brazilian rivers
FDA clears GSK MMR vaccine
Nov 10, 2021
Baby with measles

WHO, CDC warn COVID disruptions could stall measles battle

Missed measles vaccinations and eroded surveillance during COVID-19 are setting up a perfect storm.

Oct 08, 2021
Girl getting bandaid after shot in arm

Routine child, adult vaccinations fell amid COVID-19

Studies detail lower rates of routine vaccinations amid the pandemic, especially in kids.

Jul 15, 2021
Baby Immunization

Reports confirm pandemic-related drop in basic childhood vaccination

About 23 million kids missed their basic vaccines in 2020.

Jun 17, 2021

News Scan for Jun 17, 2021

COVID-19 deaths and racial disparities
Diverse COVID immune response
Low COVID-19 reinfection in Italy
Routine vaccines during COVID-19
May 05, 2021
Child gets vaccine in Africa

Global groups draw up plan to boost routine immunizations amid COVID-19

Vaccines are just one of many COVID-disrupted services, a recent survey notes.

Jan 29, 2021

News Scan for Jan 29, 2021

Vaccines save millions of lives
H3N2v flu infection in Wisconsin
H9N2 avian flu case in China
Polio in Mideast, Africa
Jan 21, 2021

News Scan for Jan 21, 2021

Childhood vaccine uptake in US schoolkids
Global flu stays low
Dec 02, 2020

News Scan for Dec 02, 2020

Antibiotic prescribing during UK lockdown
Meningococcus B vaccine efficacy
Nov 18, 2020

News Scan for Nov 18, 2020

Drop in childhood vaccines
CARB-X funds for biofilm drug
H5N8 avian flu in Europe

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bobo FT, Asante A, Woldie M, et al. Child vaccination in sub-Saharan Africa: increasing coverage addresses inequalities. Vaccine 2021 (published online Nov 16)

Causey K, Fullman N, Sorensen RJ, et al. Estimating global and regional disruptions to routine childhood vaccine coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: a modelling study. Lancet 2021 (published online Jul 14)

Gambrell A, Sundaram M, Bednarczyk RA, et al. Estimating the number of US children susceptible to measles resulting from COVID-19-related vaccination coverage declines. Vaccine 2022 (published online Jun 15)

Gu J, Dor A, Li K, et al. The impact of Facebook’s vaccine misinformation policy on user endorsements of vaccine content: an interrupted time series analysis. Vaccine 2022 (published online Mar 1)

Harris JG, Harris LA, Olarte L, et al. Improving pneumococcal vaccination rates in high-risk children in specialty clinics. Pediatrcs 2022 (published online Mar 2)

Inns T, Fleming KM, Iturriza-Gomara M, et al. Paediatric rotavirus vaccination, coeliac disease and type 1 diabetes in children: a population-based cohort study. BMC Med 2021 Jun 29;19:147

Irving SA, Groom HC, Dandamudi P, et al. A decade of data: adolescent vaccination in the vaccine safety datalink, 2007 through 2016. Vaccine (published online Feb 4)

Kanu FA, Yusuf N, Kassogue M, et al. Progress toward achieving and sustaining maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination — worldwide, 2000–2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Mar 18;71(11):406-11

Lerner C, Albertin C, Casillas A, et al. Patient portal reminders for pediatric influenza vaccinations: a randomized clinical trial. Pediatrics 2021 Jul:e2020048413

McQuaid F, Mulholland R, Rai YS, et al. Uptake of infant and preschool immunisations in Scotland and England during the COVID-19 pandemic: an observational study of routinely collected data. PLOS Med 2022 (published online Feb 22)

Melotte S, Kejriwal M. Predicting zip code-level vaccine hesitancy in US Metropolitan Areas using machine learning models on public tweets. PLOS Digit Health 2022 (published online Apr 7)

Radhakrishnan L, Stein Z, DeView J, et al. Syndromic surveillance of vaccine-associated adverse events in U.S. emergency departments. Vaccine 2021 (published online Jun 22)

Sadigh K, Fox G, Khetsuriani N, et al. Policy and practice of checking vaccination status at school in 2018, a global overview. Vaccine 2022 (published online Mar 17)

Seither R, Laury J, Mugerwa-Kasujja A, et al. Vaccination coverage with selected vaccines and exemption rates among children in Kindergarten—United States, 2020–21 School Year. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Apr 22;71(16):561–8

Smith LE, Carter B. Parental preferences for a mandatory vaccination scheme in England: a discrete choice experiment. Lancet Reg Health Eur 2022 (published online Apr 13)

Summan A, Nanci A, Deo S, et al. Improving vaccination coverage and timeliness through periodic intensification of routine immunization: evidence from Mission Indradhanush. Ann NY Acad Sci 2021 (published online Jul 15)

Wodi AP, Murthy N, Bernstein H, et al. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger— United States, 2022. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2022 Feb 18;71:234–237

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