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Recent developments in immunisation practice

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-108
Number of pages6
JournalPaediatrics and Child Health
Issue number3
Early online date9 Jan 2017
DateAccepted/In press - 1 Jan 2017
DateE-pub ahead of print - 9 Jan 2017
DatePublished (current) - Mar 2017


Over the last 5 years the UK has led the world in the introduction of new vaccines with substantial changes in the childhood vaccination schedules. These have been both in response and in anticipation of changes in the epidemiology of illness and demonstrate the importance of public health screening and the notification of infectious diseases. This review article briefly outlines the rationale and history behind these most recent developments and highlights potential changes on the horizon.

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  • influenza, meningococcus, pertussis, rotavirus, vaccines

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