Use of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Europe, 2001-2007.

  title={Use of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in Europe, 2001-2007.},
  author={Helena de Carvalho Gomes and Mark Muscat and Dominique Louis Monnet and Johan Giesecke and Pier Luigi Lopalco},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  volume={14 12}
The first pneumococcal vaccine targeting the youngest age groups, a seven-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV7), was licensed in Europe in 2001. Since then several European countries have introduced PCV7 in their childhood vaccination schedules.Still, information on vaccination schemes, vaccine uptake and impact of vaccine introduction is scarce in Europe. The following article summarises the characteristics of national pneumococcal vaccination programmes for children in 32 European countries and… CONTINUE READING

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