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Fractional dose (0.1 ml) used subcutaneously during a Yellow Fever vaccination campaign in DR Congo

Dear all, Can anyone have an idea on the scientific basis for the use of the fractional dose (0.1 ml) of Yellow Fever vaccine during a pre-emptive mass vaccination campaign? As a reminder, in August 2016, the congolese health authorities in collaboration with WHO and CDC launched a preventive mass vaccination campaign against Yellow Fever in Kinshasa and other potentially YF affected provinces. In Kinshasa alone, 7.8 million people were reached in a period of 10 days. As a Vac...

Multi-dose vaccine in ampoules

Hello All,
In the website for WHO PQ vaccines BCG and Yellow Fever are the two vaccines which have multi dose preparations packaged in ampoules. As soon as we open a mulit-dose ampoule and administer the first dose, we are leaving the remining doses in the ampoule exposed to environment (very often the not so clean undersurface of the vaccine carrier as the opened ampoule is kept in a slit in the top sponge and the VC closed).
Grateful if someone can enlighten me about...

Weekly epidemiological record: SAGE special (No. 20 , 2013 , 88 , 201–216)

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization was established by the Director-General of the World Health Organization in 1999. It is the principal advisory group to WHO for vaccines and immunization and is concerned not just with childhood vaccines and immunization, but all vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Group met in Geneva from 9 April to 11 April 2013. The topics listed below were discu...

POST 00221 : LOGISTICS, SURVEILLANCE & DISEASE CONTROL

Post0221 LOGISTICS, SURVEILLANCE & DISEASE CONTROL 25 January 2000

CONTENTS

1. LOGISTICS MODULE FOR SURVEILLANCE
2. DRAFT MANUAL ON SURVEILLANCE LOGISTICS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
3. POLIO ERADICATION NEWS
4. VACCINE PREVENTABLE DISEASE NEWS

1. LOGISTICS MODULE FOR SURVEILLANCE

This posting continues from the discussion of logistics and polio
surveillance activities begun in TECHNET Forum posts 0196 on 27 October
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