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Preparing for introduction of a dengue vaccine: Recommendations from the 1st Dengue v2V Asia-Pacific Meeting

Sai Kit Lam, Donald Burke, Maria Rosario Capeding, Chee Keong Chong, Laurent Coudeville, Jeremy Farrar, Duane Gubler, Sri Rezeki Hadinegoro, Jeffrey Hanna, Jean Lang, Han Lim Lee, Yee Sin Leo, Chan Quang Luong, Richard Mahoney, John Mcbride, Jorge Mendez-Galvan, Lee Ching Ng, Suchitra Nimmannitya, Eng Eong Ooi, Donald Shepard Show all

VACCINE | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2011


Infection with dengue virus is a major public health problem in the Asia-Pacific region and throughout tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Vaccination represents a major opportunity to control dengue and several candidate vaccines are in development. Experts in dengue and in vaccine introduction gathered for a two day meeting during which they examined the challenges inherent to the introduction of a dengue vaccine into the national immunisation programmes of countries of the Asia-Pacific. The aim was to develop a series of recommendations to reduce the delay between vaccine licensure and vaccine introduction. Major recommendations arising from the meeting included: ascertaining ..

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