Anti-Infectious Human Vaccination in Historical Perspective.
Anti-Infectious Human Vaccination in Historical Perspective. Int Rev Immunol. 2016 05 03;35(3):260-90 Authors: D'Amelio E, Salemi S, D'Amelio R Abstract A brief history of vaccination is presented since the Jenner's observation, through the first golden age of vaccinology (from Pasteur's era to 1938), the second golden age (from 1940 to 1970), until the current period. In the first golden age, live, such as Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG), and yellow fever, inactivated, such as typhoid, cholera, plague, and influenza, and subunit vaccines, such as tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, have been developed. In the second golden age, the cell culture technology enabled polio, measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines be developed. In the era of modern vaccines, in addition to the conjugate polysaccharide, hepatitis A, oral typhoid, and varicella vaccines, the advent of molecular biology enabled to develop hepatitis B, acellular pertussis, papillomavirus, and rotavirus recombinant vaccines. Great successes have been achieved in the fight against infectious diseases, including the smallpox global eradication, the nearly disappearance of polio, the control of tetanus, diphtheria, measles, rubella, yellow fever, and rabies. However, much work should still be done for improving old vaccines, such as BCG, anthrax, smallpox, plague, or for developing effective vaccines against old or emerging infectious threats, such as human-immunodeficiency-virus, malaria, hepatitis C,...
NHS England will consider allowing other healthcare settings outside of general practice to offer vaccinations as part of a government strategy to tackle vaccine coverage in the UK.
Over 230 measles cases were reported in the UK in the first quarter of the year.
[ANGOP] Matala -More than 500,000 children aged from six months to five years old, have been vaccinated against poliomyelitis in the provinces of Huambo, Bi é, Cuando Cubango, Cunene and Huíla.
[East African] In 2018, Uganda became the first of 11 countries which account for the highest burden of malaria disease to launch a targeted malaria control response. This was a global campaign to reduce cases and deaths caused by malaria by at least 40 per cent by 2020 and subsequently by 75 per cent by 2025.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ebola's spread to a new part of Democratic Republic of Congo is a disturbing sign that health workers are failing to keep track of high-risk people on the move, aid agencies said on Friday.
Britain has lost its 'measles free' status after three years of being officially clear of the virus. As many as 231 cases were confirmed in the first quarter of this year.
ConclusionsThe efficacy of adding bavituximab to sorafenib for the treatment of advanced HCC was inconclusive; however, the combination regimen did not exacerbate toxicities associated with single-agent sorafenib.ClinicalTrials.gov identifierNCT01264705.
M. Yassine For a long time, viruses have been shown to modify the clinical picture of several autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes (T1D), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sjögren’s syndrome (SS), herpetic stromal keratitis (HSK), celiac disease (CD), and multiple sclerosis (MS). Best examples of viral infections that have been proposed to modulate the induction and development of autoimmune diseases are the infections with enteric viruses such as Coxsackie B virus (CVB) and rotavirus, as well as influenza A viruses (IAV), and herpesviruses. Other viruses that ...
GPs urged to promote 'catch-up' programme to tackle poor vaccination uptake Related items fromOnMedica Parental confidence in immunisation programme ‘very high’ Flu jabs to be offered to all children US expert calls for mandatory vaccines UK child health near bottom in Europe MMR catch-up for 10-18-year-olds must continue
AbstractPurpose of ReviewReview epidemiology, screening recommendations, management, and treatment of hepatitis C virus and strategies to expand diagnosis and effective linkage to care.Recent FindingsHepatitis C virus (HCV) infections have increased threefold from 2010 to 2016 and close to half of people infected remain unaware of their HCV status. Emergency departments and hospitals are points of care where health care is provided to people who often do not otherwise receive regular primary health care and recommended screening tests. Recent studies in emergency departments have shown that expanded testing can identify ma...
More News: Allergy & Immunology | Anthrax | Anthrax Vaccine | Biology | Cholera | Clostridium Difficile | Cytomegalovirus | Dengue Fever | Diphtheria | Ebola | Ebola Vaccine | Hepatitis | Hepatitis A | Hepatitis B | Hepatitis C | Hepatitis Vaccine | History of Medicine | Infectious Diseases | Influenza | Influenza Vaccine | Malaria | Malaria Vaccine | Measles | Measles Vaccine | Molecular Biology | Mumps | Mumps Vaccine | Polio | Polio Vaccine | Rabies | Respiratory Medicine | Rotavirus | Rotavirus Vaccine | Rubella | Rubella Vaccine | Smallpox | Smallpox Vaccine | Tetanus | Tetanus Diptheria Pertussis Vaccine Tdap,Dtap,Dpt | Tetanus Vaccine | Typhoid | Typhoid Vaccine | Vaccines | Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccine | Yellow Fever | Yellow Fever Vaccination