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Wang JM, Jayasinghe S, McIntyre P. An audit of adjunctive steroid use for pneumococcal meningitis at a tertiary hospital in Sydney, Australia from 2005 to 2015 [Letter to the editor]. Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health. 2019;55:1406–8 . [Full text]

Sellens E, Bosward KL, Norris JM, Wood N, Heller J, Graves S, Gidding HF. Coxiella burnetii seroprevalence in unvaccinated veterinary workers in Australia: Evidence to support Q fever vaccination. Zoonoses and Public Health. 4 November 2019 . [Abstract - Epub]

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. 2019;18: 1103–1114 . [Abstract]

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Steffens MS, Dunn AG, Wiley KE, Leask J. How organisations promoting vaccination respond to misinformation on social media: a qualitative investigation. BMC Public Health. 2019;1348. [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. 2019;3:713-24. . [Full text]

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Britton PN, Dale RC, Blyth CC, Clark JE, Crawford N, Marshall H, Elliott E, Macartney K, Booy R, Jones CA on behalf of the Australian Childhood Encephalitis (ACE) study investigators and the Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance (PAEDS) network. The causes and clinical features of childhood encephalitis: a multicentre, prospective, cohort study. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 30 September 2019 (Epub ahead of print) . [Full text]

Carlson S, Scanlan C, Marshall H, Blyth C, Macartney K, Leask J. Attitudes about and access to influenza vaccination experienced by parents of children hospitalised for influenza in Australia. Vaccine. 2019;40:5994-6001. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.08.021. [Full text]