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Booy R, Gentile A, Nissen M, Whelan J, Véronique A. Recent changes in the epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W across the world, current vaccination policy choices and possible future strategies. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2019;15:470-80. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2018.1532248. [Full text]

Fathima P, Gidding HF, McIntyre PB, Snelling TL, McCallum L, Klerk de N, Blyth CC, Liu B, Moore HC. Effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against hospital admissions for pneumonia in Australian children: a retrospective, population-based, record-linked cohort study. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. 19 August 2019. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30249-4 . [Epub]

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MacIntyre RC, Ridda I, Trent MJ, McIntyre P. Persistence of immunity to conjugate and polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccines in frail, hospitalised older adults in long-term follow up. Vaccine. 2019;37:5016-24. [Full text]

Dyda A, Shah Z, Surian D, Martin P, Coiera E, Dey A, Leask JE, Dunn AG. HPV vaccine coverage in Australia and associations with HPV vaccine information exposure among Australian Twitter users. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2019;15:1488-95. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1596712 . [Full text]

Sharma K, Chiu C, Wood N. Meningococcal vaccines in Australia: a 2019 update. Australian Prescriber. 2019;42:131-5. doi: 10.18773/austprescr.2019.042. [Full text]

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Edwards KM, Booy R. Pain control at the vaccine injection site: new insights. Journal of Travel Medicine. 29 July 2019. [Epub]

Omer SB, Betsch C, Leask J. Mandate vaccination with care. Nature. 2019;571:469-72. [Full text]

Alfelali M, Barasheed O, Koul P, Badahdah AM, Bokhary H, Tashani M, Bakarman M, Khandaker G, Booy R, Rashid H. Influenza vaccine effectiveness among Hajj pilgrims: a test-negative case-control analysis of data from different Hajj years. Expert Review of Vaccines. 19 July 2019. doi: 10.1080/14760584.2019.1646130. [Epub]