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Giovanni Rezza, Francesco Paolo Maraglino, Andrea Silenzi, Andrea Siddu, Carlo Signorelli, Anna Odone, Michela Sabbatucci
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected national healthcare systems worldwide, with around 282 million cumulative confirmed cases reported in over 220 countries and territories as of the end of 2021. The...
Angela Bechini, Giuseppe Garamella, Barbara Giammarco, Beatrice Zanella, Valdo Flori, Paolo Bonanni, Sara Boccalini
The COVID-19 global pandemic is having a widespread impact on medical care. A general reduction, in routine vaccination activities, could occur. In Tuscany (Central Italy), paediatricians (in...
Rocco Russo, Elena Bozzola, Paolo Palma, Giovanni Corsello, Alberto Villani
Background: COVID-19 pandemic was responsible for disrupting routine immunization activities all over the world. Aim of the study was to investigate the reduced adherence to the national children...
Antonio Ferro, Alberto Villani, Chiara Azzari, Elena Bozzola, Fausto Francia, Giampietro Chiamenti, Giorgio Conforti, Giovanni Vitali Rosati, Italo F. Angelillo, M. Barretta, Michele Conversano, Paolo Biasci, Paolo Bonanni, Paolo Castiglia, Pasquale G. Macrì, Rocco Russo, Silvestro Scotti, Tommasa Maio
The Board of the Vaccination Calendar for Life (Bonanni et al., 2014, 2017) [1], [2]), a coalition of four major scientific and professional societies of public health physicians, pediatricians and...
Giambi C et al.
In Italy, in 2016, we conducted a cross-sectional survey to estimate vaccine hesitancy and investigate its determinants among parents of children aged 16-36 months. Data on parental attitudes and...
ClaudiaPileggi et al.
Objectives: Protective antibodies levels, induced by Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine, persist for long-term after primary immunization, but there is evidence that, as the time since vaccination...
Gallone MF et al.
Hepatitis A is a common infectious disease worldwide that was endemic in many regions of Southern Italy, such as Apulia region. After a large hepatitis A outbreak occurred between 1996 and 1997, in...
Gallone MS et al.
After WHO European Region determined the 2005 - 2010 Strategic Plan for measles elimination, the number of reported measles cases in Europe fell dramatically. This decrease is related to the...
Coppola N et al.
BACKGROUND: Universal hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination of newborn babies was introduced in Italy in 1991 and was extended to 12-years-old children for the first 12 years of application so as to...
Tafuri S et al.
BACKGROUND: The introduction of universal pertussis immunization and the high coverage achieved in most developed countries have largely changed the epidemiology of the disease. Although vaccination...
S. Tafuri et al.
In 2003 Italy adopted the National Plan for Measles and Congenital Rubella Elimination, but some outbreaks of measles are still occurring, as the target coverage rate (≥95%) for new-borns has...
Sara Boccalin, Angela Bechini, Paolo Landa, Alessio Signori, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Lucia Arata, Daniela Amicizia , Giancarlo Icardi, Paolo Bonanni, Roberto Gasparini, Alexander Domnich, Donatella Panatto
Given the growing use and great potential of mobile apps, this project aimed to develop and implement a user-friendly app to increase laypeople\'s knowledge and awareness of invasive pneumococcal...
Catherine Weil-Olivier et al.
The burden of invasive pneumococcal disease in young children decreased dramatically following introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7). The epidemiology of S. pneumoniae...
Poscia A et al.
Adherence to vaccination campaigns can be negatively influenced by Web presence of unreliable information. Aim of study is qualitative and quantitative evaluation of Italian WebPages contents about...
Silvestri R & Marchetti
Antigens contained in vaccines are inherently unstable biologically; such a characteristic is conferred by their three-dimensional structure. Preserving the ability of the vaccines to protect against...
Giuseppe Traversa et al.
The signal of an association between vaccination in the second year of life with a hexavalent vaccine and sudden unexpected deaths (SUD) in the two days following vaccination was reported in Germany...
Giufrè M et al.
The introduction of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines has greatly reduced the incidence of invasive Hib disease. However, concern exists about the possible emergence of \"strain...
P. Stefanelli et al.
In Italy, the incidence of Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) was around 0.28 per 100,000 over the last years. Since the risk IMD is usually high among infants aged less than 1 year, the...
Garattini- Livio, Padula- Anna & Casadei- Gianluigi
OBJECTIVES: The main aim of this study was to describe the effects of regional organization and performance in managing vaccinations- in the light of the institutional devolution recently introduced...
W. Ricciardi, E. Franco, A. Mele, C. de Waure, S. Longhi, M.E Tosti, A. Filia
OBJECTIVES: Periodic assessment of surveillance systems is recommended to verify whether they are appropriately monitoring the public health problem under surveillance. The aim of this study was to...
Leone Antonelli, Massimo De Crescenzo, Francesco Papalia, Enrico Rosati, Stefano Monami, Elisabetta Franco
Compared to the previous one- the recently updated Italian version of the International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) includes new codes for the description of...
Fortunato D'Ancona, Valeria Alfonsi, Marta Luisa Ciofi degli Atti
Computerized immunization registries are essential for conducting and monitoring vaccination programs. In fact- they enable to improve vaccine offering to target population- generating...