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Sustained reduction in vaccine-type invasive pneumococcal disease despite waning effects of a catch-up campaign in Kilifi, Kenya: A mathematical model based on pre-vaccination data

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Background In 2011, Kenya introduced the 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine together with a catch-up campaign for children aged < 5 years in Kilifi County. In a post-vaccination surveillance study based in Kilifi, there was a substantial decline in invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD). However, given the continued circulation of the vaccine serotypes it is possible that vaccine-serotype disease may re-emerge once the effects of the catch-up campaign wear off. Methods We developed a c...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.07.019

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Flasche, S More by this author
Hammitt, LL More by this author
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Grant:
fellowship support to John Ojal (092767)
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Vaccine Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
35
Pages:
4561-4568
Publication date:
2017-07-17
Acceptance date:
2017-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-2518
ISSN:
0264-410X
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pubs:710509
URN:
uri:cc0ffa3a-48c8-4c3b-82d0-47524744040b
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uuid:cc0ffa3a-48c8-4c3b-82d0-47524744040b
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pubs:710509

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