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Vaccines for women to prevent tetanus in newborn babies | Cochrane

Review question: Our review evaluated the existing evidence on immunisation with tetanus toxoid in women of reproductive age for the prevention of tetanus and death in newborn babies and to determine whether serious harms are associated with tetanus toxoid exposure.  
cochrane.org
about 5 years ago
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The ring vaccination trial: a novel cluster randomised controlled trial design to evaluate vaccine efficacy and effectiveness during outbreaks, with special reference to Ebola

A World Health Organization expert meeting on Ebola vaccines proposed urgent safety and efficacy studies in response to the outbreak in West Africa. One approach to communicable disease control is ring vaccination of individuals at high risk of infection due to their social or geographical connection to a known case. This paper describes the protocol for a novel cluster randomised controlled trial design which uses ring vaccination.  
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about 5 years ago
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Effect of BCG vaccination against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in children: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives To determine whether BCG vaccination protects against Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection as assessed by interferon γ release assays (IGRA) in children.  
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about 5 years ago
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Students targeted in MenW vaccination programme - BBC News

Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.  
bbc.co.uk
about 5 years ago
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Case Dismissed for Anti-Vaccination Cardiologist Jack Wolfson DO, FACC - Press Release Rocket

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pressreleaserocket.net
about 5 years ago
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Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India

A total of 7 550 000 children in India have received vaccinations, and 1 970 000 have been fully protected against seven diseases under the Mission Indradhanush initiative, recent government figures have shown.1 In addition, 2 080 000 pregnant women have received the tetanus toxoid vaccination. …  
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almost 5 years ago
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Mission Indradhanush makes vaccination progress in India

A total of 7 550 000 children in India have received vaccinations, and 1 970 000 have been fully protected against seven diseases under the Mission Indradhanush initiative, recent government figures have shown.1 In addition, 2 080 000 pregnant women have received the tetanus toxoid vaccination. …  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 5 years ago
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WHO | Vaccine hesitancy: A growing challenge for immunization programmes

People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million children still die each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines that already exist, according to WHO.  
who.int
almost 5 years ago
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No Mandatory Vaccinations

Help us fight back against the SB277 bill by signing the petition available at http://sb277referendum.com/ This bill will make vaccinations mandatory for all...  
youtube.com
almost 5 years ago
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Change in paracetamol advice for new meningitis vaccine

Nurses delivering a new vaccine protecting against meningitis should encourage parents to give their children paracetamol following immunisation, due to increased risk of fever.  
nursingtimes.net
almost 5 years ago
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WHO | Guinea ring vaccination trial extended to Sierra Leone to vaccinate contacts of new Ebola case

Detection of a new case of Ebola virus disease in Kambia, Sierra Leone, after the country had marked almost 3 weeks of zero cases has set in motion the first "ring vaccination" use of the experimental Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone.  
who.int
almost 5 years ago
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Meningitis B vaccinations start across UK for all newborns - BBC News

Meningitis B vaccination for all newborn babies starts to take place across the UK - the first scheme of its kind in the world.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago