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Vaccines

Vaccine hesitancy, state bias, and Covid-19: Evidence from a survey experiment using Phase-3 results announcement by BioNTech and Pfizer.

Jun 24, 2021

Past survey studies document that people strongly prefer Covid-19 vaccines developed domestically over those developed abroad. Available evidence suggests that this preference for domestic vaccines ov...

COVID-19 vaccine prioritization of incarcerated people relative to other vulnerable groups: An analysis of state plans.

Jun 17, 2021

Carceral facilities are epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic, placing incarcerated people at an elevated risk of COVID-19 infection. Due to the initial limited availability of COVID-19 vaccines in the ...

Antibody Responses After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in Residential Older Adults: Implications for Reopening.

Jun 17, 2021

COVID-19 disproportionately impacts residents in long-term care facilities. Our objective was to quantify the presence and magnitude of antibody response in vaccinated, older adult residents at assist...

Reconstituted mRNA Covid-19 vaccines may maintain stability after continuous movement.

Jun 17, 2021

There is an urgent need to ameliorate the possibilities to transport the reconstituted mRNA vaccines from the centralized preparation centers to the vaccination sites to improve the COVID-19 vaccinati...

Emerging Infection, Vaccination, and Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Review.

Jun 14, 2021

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune disorder of the peripheral nervous system that typically develops within 4 weeks after infection. In addition to conventional infectious diseases with ...

SARS-CoV-2 infection in properly vaccinated healthcare workers.

Jun 14, 2021

BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 vaccine has shown an optimal protection for population. However the development of SARS-CoV-2 infection has been reported in persons, who have received one or both doses of vacc...

A bivalent vaccine against avian necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis.

Jun 10, 2021

In this study, we attempted to design a recombinant vaccine harboring domain with a key role in enterocyte attachment and cell invasion in Necrotic enteritis (NE) and coccidiosis.In this study, we inv...

Effect of population heterogeneity on herd immunity and on vaccination decision making process.

Jun 10, 2021

We study the influence of population heterogeneity on herd immunity level and on individual's vaccination decision making process. We first formulate the mathematical model in a population with two su...

Viral Vector DNA- and RNA-Based SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: Possible Integration into the Human Genome Are Adenoviral Genes Expressed in Vector-based Vaccines?

Jun 07, 2021

Vigorous vaccination programs against SARS-CoV-2-causing Covid-19 are the major chance to fight this dreadful pandemic. The currently administered vaccines depend on adenovirus DNA vectors or on SARS-...

Computational vaccinology guided design of multi-epitopes subunit vaccine designing against Hantaan virus and its validation through immune simulations.

Jun 07, 2021

The Hantaan virus belongs to Bunyaviridae family, an emerging virus that is responsible for hemorrhagic fev ers. The virus is distributed worldwide and as of now there is no successful antiviral drug ...

Age-appropriate vaccination practice and associated factors among mothers of children aged less than one year in the pastoral community of Afar region, Ethiopia.

Jun 03, 2021

Achieving and maintaining high-level immunization coverage is the priority of the health-care delivery system. However, any delay in receiving the vaccine leaves youngsters inadequately protected. Tim...

Pharmacokinetics of α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone in Male Rats with and without Vaccination with an α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone Vaccine.

Jun 03, 2021

α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP) is a second-generation synthetic cathinone which acts as an inhibitor at the dopamine and norepinephrine transporters in the brain. These novel studies determined ...

Does the number of doses matter? A qualitative study of HPV vaccination acceptability nested in a dose reduction trial in Tanzania.

May 31, 2021

The multi-dose regimen is a known barrier to successful human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. Emerging evidence suggests that one vaccine dose could protect against HPV. While there are clear advant...

"If a rabbi did say 'you have to vaccinate,' we wouldn't": Unveiling the secular logics of religious exemption and opposition to vaccination.

May 31, 2021

Maintaining 'faith' in vaccination has emerged as a public health challenge amidst outbreaks of preventable disease among religious minorities and rising claims to 'exemption' from vaccine mandates. O...

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccines: A Concise Review.

May 17, 2021

The development of a successful vaccine against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), the agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in an unmatched period of ten months, is...

Effects of different types of written vaccination information on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK (OCEANS-III): a single-blind, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial.

May 17, 2021

The effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccination programme depends on mass participation: the greater the number of people vaccinated, the less risk to the population. Concise, persuasive messaging is cr...

Pediatric Infectious Disease Group (GPIP) position paper on the immune debt of the COVID-19 pandemic in childhood, how can we fill the immunity gap?

May 17, 2021

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, reduced incidence of many viral and bacterial infections has been reported in children: bronchiolitis, varicella, measles, pertussis, pneumococcal and men...

Monoclonal Antibodies vs COVID-19: Eduardo Ojito-Magaz MS General Director, Molecular Immunology Center.

May 13, 2021

Cuba has five COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials and is on track to receive emergency use authorization from the country's regulatory agency to begin mass vaccination with two of those candidates: A...

Feasibility of chitosan-based nanoparticles approach for intranasal immunisation of live attenuated Japanese encephalitis vaccine.

May 13, 2021

Intranasal (IN) administration, a non-invasive route, is explored to overcome the limitations of conventional subcutaneous (SC) injection for Japanese encephalitis (JE) immunisation. Mucoadhesive nano...

Cross-protection of recombinant Pasteurella multocida toxin proteins against atrophic rhinitis in mice.

May 13, 2021

Pasteurella multocida (P. multocida) infects the swine respiratory tract and mainly causes atrophic rhinitis (AR). Recently, many commercially inactivated and subunit vaccines have been used as preven...