Browsing Technical documents by Subject "Pertussis Vaccine"
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European Advisory Group on the Expanded Programme on Immunization : report on the 13th meeting, Paris, France, 10-12 March 1997 (EUR/ICP/CMDS 01 01 06, 1997)The EAG expressed the belief that whole-cell pertussis vaccine should remain the mainstay of national immunization programmes. Those countries that had already changed to acellular vaccines would need to monitor carefully changes in coverage, efficacy and duration of protection. The possible interference between acellular vaccines and Hib vaccines needed further elucidation. Experience with Hib vaccines in European countries had been most encouraging, with high coverage achieved and rapid disappearance of invasive Hib manifestations. The EAG ...