Publication Spotlight

Comparison of two dose and three dose human papillomavirus vaccine schedules

Comparison of two dose and three dose human papillomavirus vaccine schedules: cost effectiveness analysis based on transmission model Mark Jit, Marc Brisson, Jean-François Laprise, Yoon Hong Choi. Read more about this publication on the LSHTM website: http://blogs.lshtm.ac.uk/news/2015/01/09/switch-two-dose-hpv-vaccine-schedule-cost-effective/ Read the paper

Airport screening for Ebola

The British Medical Journal Editorial for the BMJ addressing the implemention of Ebol screening at Heathrow and Gatwick airports and Eurostar terminals. Prof. David Mabey, Dr Stefan Flasch, Prof W John Edmunds   For full article follow this link > http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6202

Population effect of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

The Lancet Global Health Population effect of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae in Kilifi , Kenya: findings from cross-sectional carriage studies Laura L Hammitt, Donald O Akech, Susan C Morpeth, Angela Karani, Norbert Kihuha, Sammy Nyongesa, Tahreni Bwanaali, Edward Mumbo, Tatu Kamau, Shahnaaz K Sharif, J […]

Leishmania Vaccine

Science Transnational Medicine  Modular Multiantigen T Cell Epitope–Enriched DNA Vaccine Against Human Leishmaniasis Shantanabha Das, Anja Freier, Thouraya Boussoffara, Sushmita Das, Detlef Oswald, Florian O. Losch, Melanie Selka, Nina Sacerdoti-Sierra, Gabriele Schönian, Karl-Heinz Wiesmüller, Karin Seifert, Matthias Schroff, Christiane Juhls, Charles L. Jaffe, Syamal Roy, Pradeep Das, Hechmi Louzir, Simon L. Croft, Farrokh Modabber and Peter Walden.   Abstract The leishmaniases are protozoal diseases that severely affect large populations in tropical and subtropical regions. There […]