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Recent Clinical Updates
Regular reports on outbreaks of disease, vaccine supply issues, and recommended changes in advice and practice. The most recent Clinical Updates are listed below.
- 22 May 2015
- Hand, foot and mouth disease in the Western Pacific region
- 22 May 2015
- Meningococcal meningitis: Niger
- 20 May 2015
- Zika virus outbreak: Brazil
- 13 May 2015
- Afghanistan: evidence of polio spread to Pakistan and polio vaccine recommendations for travellers
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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