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Uganda: Ups anti-Ebola vaccination at border

Posted on 10 Dec, 2018

Uganda is carrying out anti-Ebola vaccination targeting 2,000 health and frontline workers in five districts neighboring the Democratic Republic of Congo. They include Kabarole, Bunyangabo, Kasese, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo. Uganda’s Ministry of Health estimates that every week over 20,000 people …more

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Estonia: Decrease in vaccination rate concerning

Posted on 10 Dec, 2018

India: Anxiety attacks common during mass vaccination, say experts

Posted on 9 Dec, 2018

Afghanistan: Polio remains global emergency, eradication at risk

Posted on 9 Dec, 2018

Philippines: Rising measles cases due to public’s eroding confidence in gov’t vaccine program

Posted on 7 Dec, 2018

Jennylyn Matimbol endured a day’s trek, a motorcycle and even a horseback ride from the far-flung Sitio of Mahayag in Malapatan, Sarangani just to reach the R.O. Diagan Hospital in General Santos City.  In the last week of November, patients …more

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Finland: Thousands in Finland may have missed measles vaccine

Posted on 7 Dec, 2018

People born in the 1970s in Finland may be lacking the measles vaccine to protect them against the illness, which is highly contagious. The information came to light last week following a case of measles contracted by an unvaccinated child …more

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Italy: Vaccine-skeptic government just sacked every expert on the country’s top medical panel

Posted on 6 Dec, 2018

Italy’s health minister, whose populist party flirts with anti-vaxx junk science, sacked every member of the country’s top panel of health advisers Monday, saying she wanted to give “space to the new.” Health Minister Giulia Grillo, a member of the …more

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Canada: Quebec’s change to HPV vaccine program divides experts

Posted on 6 Dec, 2018

Students in Quebec are the first in Canada to be vaccinated in a program that uses two different vaccines to protect against the human papillomavirus, a change that has divided experts. Under the new program, which started this fall, students …more

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Switzerland: Around the world, reported measles cases jumped 31 percent in 2017

Posted on 3 Dec, 2018

Around the world, reported measles cases jumped 31 percent in 2017 Political unrest and refusal to vaccinate is driving the disease’s surge, health experts say BY  AIMEE CUNNINGHAM  12:21PM, NOVEMBER 30, 2018 OUTBREAK MEASURES  Progress toward eliminating measles has been …more

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Philippines: One Year After Dengavaxia: Immunization Drops, Measles Cases Soas

Posted on 2 Dec, 2018

Literature Literature archive

Baalen, S. van. 2018 Research Ethics 14(4), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747016117750312
Lutz CS, Carr W, Cohn A, Rodriguez L. 2018 Vaccine Volume 36: 7445–7455

Videos Video archive

Key figures share their perspectives on a controversy that led to the suspension of Ebola vaccine clinical trials in Ghana.

Drs. Heidi Larson and Pauline Paterson of the Vaccine Confidence Project join episode 50 of the Public Health United podcast with Nina Martin, November 2017.

Drs. Larson and Paterson join a discussion on vaccine confidence at Hong Kong University.  September, 2015.

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