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Recent Clinical Updates

News and Announcements

20 May 2015

Revised recommendations for tuberculin skin testing (Mantoux) and MMR

As of April 2015, the publication Recommendations for the administration of more than one live vaccine (Public Health England - first published September 2014) has been revised in relation to recommendations for tuberculin skin testing and MMR vaccination.  Read more here.

 

7 May 2015

Polio vaccine recommendations updated

As of 5 May 2015 (following the fifth meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the international spread of wild poliovirus), the countries affected were updated by the World Health Organization (WHO). Read more here.

 

21 April 2015

GSK re-introduces typhoid-containing vaccines

In 2011 GSK suspended production of Typherix (Typhoid, Polysaccharide vaccine) and Hepatyrix  (Hepatitis A (inactivated) due to manufacturing capacity constraints. These vaccines are now available again. Read more here.

 

23 March 2015

Notification of YFVC Fee Changes

Further to the annual review of the Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre (YFVC) training and registration fee, the new fee structure will be:

  • Classroom Training  - £180.00 for training days from 1st April 2015
  • Online Training - £105.00 for applications received from 1st April 2015
  • Registration Fee (Annual) - £135.00 for new centres and renewals from 1st April 2015
  • Registration Fee (Biennial) - £245.00 for new centres and renewals from 1st April 2015

 

Public Health England publishes report of Chikungunya in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: 2014

Public Health England (PHE) published its annual report of travel-associated chikungunya cases in England, Wales and Northern Ireland during 2014. Read more here.

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