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Global vaccination coverage progressing, requires further improvement

November 20, 2014

Global vaccination coverage is progressing promisingly, but requires further improvement to ensure all children are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, according to an MMWR report.

Jennifer B. Harris, PhD, of the CDC, and colleagues reviewed WHO and UNICEF estimates of global vaccination coverage. Estimates were derived from household surveys and country-by-country reviews of all available data.

Sarah J. Clark, MPH

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Global vaccination coverage progressing, requires further improvement

November 20, 2014
Global vaccination coverage is progressing promisingly, but requires further improvement to ensure all children are protected from…
Sarah J. Clark, MPH

Survey: Parents support routine vaccination checks in daycare centers

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Many parents feel that daycare centers should require children to be up-to-date on vaccines and that vaccine records should be reviewed every year…
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WHO: Progress towards measles elimination stalling

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Based on current trends of measles vaccination and incidence, 2015 global targets to eliminate measles in four WHO regions will not be achieved on…
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Tdap and the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccination rates increased more than HPV vaccination rates from 2007 to 2013 among children aged…
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PCV7, PCV13 significantly decreased risk for sinusitis, pneumonia hospitalization

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Leaders call for integrated approach to prevention on World Pneumonia Day

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