Vaccine update: issue 211 January 2014

January 2014 newsletter for immunisation practitioners, with the latest developments in vaccines, and vaccination policies and procedures.


Vaccine update: issue 211 January 2014

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The first issue of 2014 covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • the pertussis vaccination-in-pregnancy programme

  • flu vaccination uptake in healthcare workers in December 2013

  • child flu vaccination pilots

  • the ‘freshers’ vaccination’ programme

  • gelatine in vaccines

Published 31 January 2014
Last updated 7 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. On the graph, the number of cases has been amended in the vertical axis.
  2. On page 6, under typhoid vaccines and second paragraph, hepatitis B was updated to hepatitis A. It now reads "Alternative vaccines Typherix and Hepatyrix (combined hepatitis A and typhoid vaccine) manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline".
  3. First published.