Strategies to Improve Coverage of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) Immunization Campaign in Karachi, Pakistan

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Open Access Article
Strategies to Improve Coverage of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) Immunization Campaign in Karachi, Pakistan
by Farah Naz Qamalar et al
Vaccines 2020, 8(4), 697; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8040697 – 19 Nov 2020
Abstract
The emergence and spread of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid in Karachi, Pakistan led to an outbreak response in Lyari Town, Karachi utilizing a mass immunization campaign with typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV), Typbar TCV®. The mass immunization campaign, targeted Lyari Town, Karachi, one of […]

Open Access Article
Understanding How Adolescents Think about the HPV Vaccine
by Robyn A. Pennella et al
Vaccines 2020, 8(4), 693; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8040693 – 18 Nov 2020
Abstract
Despite educational efforts, Tennessee human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates are 43%, among the lowest in the United States. This study examined how adolescents think about the HPV vaccine to identify patterns and misconceptions to enhance educational efforts. Adolescents (ages 11–12) (N = […]