Childhood Vaccines

Recent News

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
Nov 09, 2020

News Scan for Nov 09, 2020

Reduced antibiotics with daily ID consults
Saudi MERS case
Child flu vaccine hesitancy
More avian flu in Europe
Oct 30, 2020

News Scan for Oct 30, 2020

UTI telemedicine antibiotic prescribing
ICE detention center outbreaks
Polio in 7 countries
Oct 23, 2020
Toddler thigh vaccination

US toddler vaccine rates steady, but lack of insurance plays role

Vaccination rates are steady, though disparities remain for the uninsured.

Oct 02, 2020

News Scan for Oct 02, 2020

Fecal transplant registry results
Bots and vaccine tweets
H9N2 avian flu case in China
Sep 15, 2020

News Scan for Sep 15, 2020

Staph prevention in NICUs
Gains in HPV vaccine uptake

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abbas K, Procter SR, Zandvoort K, et al. Routine childhood immunisation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa: a benefit-risk analysis of health benefits versus excess risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Lancet Glob Health 2020 (published online Jul 17)

Abu-Elyazeed R, Klein NP, Moerman L, et al. Concomitant administration of a liquid formulation of human rotavirus vaccine (porcine circovirus-free) with routine childhood vaccines in infants in the United States: Results from a phase 3, randomized trial. Vaccine 2020 (published online Oct 17)

Ackerson BK, Sy LS, Glenn S, et al. Pediatric vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pediatrics 2021 Apr 15:e2020047092

Agudelo CI, Castaneda-Orjuela C, Brandileone MC, et al. The direct effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive pneumococcal disease in children in the Latin American and Caribbean region (SIREVA 2006–17): a multicentre, retrospective observational study. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Sep 25)

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases. Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule: United States, 2021. Pediatrics 2021 Feb:e2020049775

Ashkenazi S, Livni G, Klein A, et al. The relationship between parental source of information and knowledge about measles/measles vaccine and vaccine hesitancy. Vaccine 2020 (published online Sep 25)

Baumgaertner B, Ridenhour BJ, Justwan F, et al. Risk of disease and willingness to vaccinate in the United States: a population-based survey. PLoS Med 2020 (published online Oct 15)

Ben-Shimol S, Givon-Lavi N, Greenberg D, et al. Substantial reduction of antibiotic-non-susceptible pneumococcal otitis media following PCV7/PCV13 sequential introduction. J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 (published online Jul 10)

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Assn. Missing vaccinations during COVID-19 puts our children & communities at risk. BCBS 2020 (published online Nov 18)

Bunke C, Schellpfeffer N, Garst B, et al. A survey of camp leadership to assess immunization requirements, policies, and practices in a national cohort of summer camps. JAMA Pediatr (Research letter) 2021 (published online Jan 11)

Campbell AP, Ogokeh C, Lively JY, et al. Vaccine effectiveness against pediatric influenza hospitalizations and emergency visits. Pediatrics 2020 Oct:e20201368

De Figueiredo A, Simas C, Karafillakis E, et al. Mapping global trends in vaccine confidence and investigating barriers to vaccine uptake: a large-scale retrospective temporal modelling study. Lancet 2020 (published online Sep 10)

Dhingra MS, Namazova-Baranova L, Arredondo-Garcia LA, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of a quadrivalent meningococcal tetanus toxoid-conjugate vaccine (MenACYW-TT) administered concomitantly with other paediatric vaccines in toddlers: a phase III randomized study. Epidemiol Infect 2021 (published online Apr 5)

Dimopoulou D, Koutsake M, Giorgi M, et al. Effects of measles-containing vaccination in children with severe underlying neurologic disease. Vaccine 2020 (published online Dec 3)

Gidengil C, Goetz MB, Newberry S, et al. Safety of vaccines used for routine immunization in the United States: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2021 (published online May 25)

Glanz JM, Wagner NM, Narwaney KJ, et al. Web-based tailored messaging to increase vaccination: a randomized clinical trial. Pediatrics 2020 Oct;146(4):e20200669

Griffith BC, Ulrich AK, Becker AB, et al. Does education about local vaccination rates and the importance of herd immunity change US parents' concern about measles? Vaccine 2020 (published online Nov 4)

Guess AM, Nyhan B, O'Keeffe Z, et al. The sources and correlates of exposure to vaccine-related (mis)information online. Vaccine 2020 (published online Oct 22)

Hanifi SM, Fisker AB, Welaga P, et al. Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccine is associated with increased female-male mortality rate ratios: a meta-analysis of studies of DTP administered before and after measles vaccine. J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Oct 30)

Kawamura Y, Hattori F, Higashimoto Y, et al. Evaluation of varicella vaccine effectiveness during outbreaks in schools or nurseries by cross-sectional study. Vaccine 2021 (published online Apr 22)

Kempe A, Saville AW, Albertin C, et al. Parental hesitancy about routine childhood and influenza vaccination: a national survey. Pediatrics 2020 Jul;146(1):e20193852

Kulkarni AA, Desai RP, Elcala HE, et al. Persistent disparities in immunization rates for the seven-vaccine series among infants 19-35 months in the United States. Health Equity (Short report) 2021 Mar;5(1)

Li X, Mukandavire C, Cucunuba AM, et al. Estimating the health impact of vaccination against ten pathogens in 98 low-income and middle-income countries from 2000 to 2030: a modelling study. Lancet 2021 (published online Jan 30)

Liu Y, Xiong Y, Liang Y, et al. Waning immunity and potential asymptomatic infection in 3-7 years old children who received one dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine: a 4-year prospective study. Vaccine 2021 (published online May 13)

Loiacono MM, Pool V, van Aalst R. DTaP combination vaccine use and adherence: a retrospective cohort study. Vaccine 2021 (published online Jan 20)

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