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Africa: Alliance Introduces New Vaccine Programmes to Save More Lives and Support Child Health
[GAVI] Geneva -- Countries can now submit plans to introduce diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP)-containing vaccine boosters (DTP boosters) and the six-in-one hexavalent vaccine Gavi and partners are also working towards expanding the portfolio of offerings in 2024, including the hepatitis B birth dose and rabies vaccines Thabani Maphosa, Managing Director of Country Programmes Delivery, Gavi: "By continually expanding our vaccine portfolio, and targeting the children and communities most frequently left behind, we (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Africa Children and Youth External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa NGOs and Civil Society Source Type: news
Vaccines Show Surprising Link To Reduced Risk Of Alzheimer ’s
Studies find lower rates of Alzheimer's among recipients of multiple types of vaccines, including flu, Tdap and shingles. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news
Routine Vaccination Coverage - Worldwide, 2022
From 2021 to 2022, global coverage with the first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis-containing vaccine increased from 86% to 89%, and with the first dose of measles-containing vaccine from 81% to 84%, but neither returned to 2019 prepandemic coverage levels of 90% and 86%, respectively. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 26, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news
Influenza, Tdap, and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage and Hesitancy Among Pregnant Women - United States, April 2023
This report describes influenza, Tdap, and COVID-19 vaccination coverage and hesitancy among pregnant people. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 28, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news
How Many Diphtheria Vaccines are Currently Licensed in the US?
Discussion Diphtheria is caused by the toxin produced by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Two other Corynebacterium species (C. ulcerans and C. pseudotuberculosis) may produce diphtheria toxin; both species are zoonotic. Diphtheria is spread by respiratory droplets and also contact with open ulcers or sores. Incubation period is 1-10 days with a usual period of 2-5 days. The bacteria attacks the respiratory tract mucosa causing cellular death which in turn causes a “pseudomembrane” of tissue to build up causing respiratory distress and possible death due to airway obstruction (5-10% for general population but up to...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 25, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
FDA Approves the First RSV Vaccine for Pregnant Women
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today (Aug. 21) approved the first vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for pregnant women, which is designed to protect newborns from the infection. The shot becomes the second RSV vaccine, and third new intervention against the disease this year. In May, the FDA approved the Abrysvo vaccine for preventing RSV in people 60 years and older. The same vaccine is now approved for pregnant people in their third trimester. And in July, the agency approved nirsevimab, an antibody-based injection that protects babies immediately after birth from RSV. [time-brightcove not-tgx=&...
Source: TIME: Health - August 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Vaccines Source Type: news
HPV Vaccine at Age 9 Linked to Greater Series Completion HPV Vaccine at Age 9 Linked to Greater Series Completion
Receiving the first dose of the HPV vaccine at age 9, rather than bundling it with the Tdap and meningitis vaccines, appears to increase the likelihood that children will complete the HPV vaccine series.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news
Africa: Rwanda Among Countries With Best Vaccine Coverage - New Research
[New Times] Rwanda is one of the African countries with the best coverage for the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine (DPT), new research data shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Africa Health and Medicine Source Type: news
Rwanda: Why Rwanda Leads Africa in Vaccine Coverage
[New Times] Rwanda is one of the African countries with the best coverage for the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis vaccine (DPT) vaccine, a new report by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF showed on Tuesday, July 18. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Central Africa East Africa Health and Medicine Rwanda Source Type: news
General health advice and guidelines for pilgrims
27 June 2023 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed a list of recommendations that each pilgrim should follow. These recommendations are in line with the health requirements set by the health authorities in Saudi Arabia for pilgrims in the Hajj season this year. Physical ability, chronic diseases and health education WHO recommends that authorities at pilgrims’ countries of origin should take into account that a pilgrim should have minimum physical ability for Hajj. It also alerts to the high risk of infectious diseases in older people and those with severe chronic diseases such as ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 27, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news
FDA advisers agree maternal RSV vaccine protects infants, but are divided on its safety
A committee of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday voted unanimously that a vaccine from Pfizer, given as an injection during pregnancy, is efficacious at protecting infants from severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease during the first 6 months of life. If approved by the agency, the vaccine would a major advance against a disease that is the leading cause of hospitalization of U.S. infants. But troubled by side effect data from Pfizer’s trials and by another big drugmaker’s abandonment of a similar vaccine given during pregnancy, the panel split on the question of the vaccine’s...
Source: ScienceNOW - May 19, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news
Cases of Vision-Threatening Clots Rare After COVID Shot, Study Finds
(MedPage Today) -- Credit: Community Eye Health Retinal vascular occlusion (RVO) did not occur more frequently in the 3 weeks following administration of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine compared with influenza and tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - April 14, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Vaccination Coverage Among Children in Kindergarten 2021-2022 Vaccination Coverage Among Children in Kindergarten 2021-2022
During the 2021-22 school year, coverage with MMR, DTaP, polio, and varicella vaccines among kindergarten children fell slightly from the pre-pandemic years, according to this CDC report.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news
Do you know who to talk to about your child's routine vaccinations?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), routine vaccinations for kindergarten in the U.S. fell to 93% during the 2021-2022 school year. That's the second year in a row routine vaccination rates decreased. The vaccines help prevent potentially fatal or severe illnesses, including diphtheria, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and others. The CDC says there are several reasons for the decline, including the possibility that misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines may have played… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 9, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news