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Future-proofing children’s health through immunisation  

2024

This World Immunisation Week, Penta – Child Health Research proudly recognises 50 years of progress in child immunisation and the power of vaccines in protecting preventable diseases. Vaccination programs worldwide have saved millions of children’s lives and continue to be a powerful tool for promoting global health equity. 

However, despite the undeniable benefits of vaccines for children, a concerning gap exists. Vaccines for children often lag behind adult vaccines due to a smaller market size,

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Longevity of mucosal and systemic SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in South African vs Dutch children with respiratory tract infections

2023

Authors: van Weelden G, Dewandel I, de Jonge MI, Redfern A, Bekker C, Lochan H, van der Gaast C, Van Niekerk M, Mentor M, Mfazwe A, Fröberg J, Diavatopoulos D, Donà D, Rabie H, van der Zalm M, Verhagen LM.

Presented at: International Congress of Immunology (IUIS)

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Persistence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in children and adults / Persistenza di anticorpi anti-SARS-CoV-2 in bambini e adulti

2023

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Exploring associations between Mpox-related health outcomes and HIV status

2023

Authors: Nicolò Girometti

Presented at: EACS 2023

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Comparative study showed that children faced a 78% higher risk of new-onset conditions after they had COVID-19

2023

Authors: Di Chiara C, Barbieri E, Chen YX, Visonà E, Cavagnis S, Sturniolo G, Parca A, Liberati C, Cantarutti L, Lupattelli A, Le Prevost M, Corrao G, Giaquinto C, Donà D, Cantarutti A.

Published in: Acta Paediatrica

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COVID-19 and MIS-C treatment in children—results from an international survey

2023

Authors: Donà D, Minotti C, Masini T, Penazzato M, Van Der Zalm MM, Judd A, Giaquinto C, Lallemant M & Survey Respondents Consortium.

Published in: European Journal of Pediatrics

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Novel Approaches to Postnatal Prophylaxis to Eliminate Vertical Transmission of HIV

2023

Authors: Ruel T, Penazzato M, Zech JM, Archary M, Cressey TR, Goga A, Harwell J, Landovitz RJ, Lain MG, Lallemant M, Namusoke-Magongo E, Mukui I, Permar SR, Prendergast AJ, Shapiro R, Abrams EJ.

Published in: Global Health: Science & Practice

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Minimising school disruption under high incidence conditions due to the Omicron variant in France, Switzerland, Italy, in January 2022

2023

Authors: Colosi E, Bassignana G, Barrat A, Lina B, Vanhems P, Bielicki J, Colizza V.

Published in: MedRxiv (preprint) and Eurosurveillance

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Evaluation of Waning of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine-Induced Immunity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

2023

Authors: Menegale F, Manica M, Zardini A, Guzzetta G, Marziano V, D’Andrea V, Trentini F, Ajelli M, Poletti P, Merler S.

Published in: JAMA Network Open

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Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Acute Respiratory Illnesses in South African Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2023

Authors: Redfern A, van der Zalm MM, Lishman J, Goussard P, Smit L, Dagan R, Barday M, Mare M, Claassen M, Van Zyl G, Rabie H, Verhagen LM.

Published in: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

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Pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 in Africa

2023

Authors: Van der Zalm MM, Donà D, Rabie H.

Published in: Current Opinions in Pediatrics

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Mid- and Long-Term Atrio-Ventricular Functional Changes in Children after Recovery from COVID-19

2023

Authors: Sabatino J, Di Chiara C, Di Candia A, Sirico D, Donà D, Fumanelli J, Basso A, Pogacnik P, Cuppini E, Romano LR, Castaldi B, Reffo E, Cerutti A, Biffanti R, Cozzani S, Giaquinto C, Di Salvo G.

Published in: Journal of Clinical Medicine

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Early Treatments of Fragile Children with COVID-19—Results of CLEVER (Children COVID Early Treatment), a Retrospective, Observational Study

2023

Authors: Minotti C, Mengato D, De Pieri M, Trivellato S, Francavilla A, Di Chiara C, Liberati C, Mattera R, Biffi A, Giaquinto C, Venturini F, Donà D.

Published in: Viruses

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Attitudes towards booster, testing and isolation, and their impact on COVID-19 response in winter 2022/2023 in France, Belgium, and Italy: a cross-sectional survey and modelling study

2023

Authors: De Meijere G, Valdano E, Castellano C, Debin M, Kengne-Kuetche C, Turbelin C, Noël H, Weitz J, Paolotti D, Hermans L, Hens N, Colizza V.

Published in: The Lancet Regional Health – Europe

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The impact of variant and vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 symptomatology; three prospective household cohorts

2022

Authors: Westerhof I, de Hoog M, Ieven M, Lammens C, van Beek J, Rozhnova G, Eggink D, Euser S, Wildenbeest J, Duijts L, van Houten M, Goossens H, Giaquinto C, Bruijning-Verhagen P.

Published in: International Journal of Infectious Diseases

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COVID-19 in Infants Less than 3 Months: Severe or Not Severe Disease?

2022

Authors: Donà D, Montagnani C, Di Chiara C, Venturini E, Galli L, Lo Vecchio A, Denina M, Olivini N, Bruzzese E, Campana A, Giacchero R, Salvini F, Meini A, Ponzoni M, Trapani S, Rossi E, Lombardi MH, Badolato R, Pierri L, Pruccoli G, Rossin S, Colomba C, Cazzato S, Pacati I, Nicolini G, Pierantoni L, Bianchini S, Krzysztofiak A, Garazzino S, Giaquinto C, Castelli Gattinara G

Published in: Viruses

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Controlling SARS-CoV-2 in schools using repetitive testing strategies

2022

Authors: Torneri A, Willem L, Colizza V, Kremer C, Meuris C, Darcis G, Hens N, Libin PJK.

Published in: eLife

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BNT162b2 Vaccine Effectiveness against Omicron in Children 5 to 11 Years of Age

2022

Authors: Cohen-Stavi CJ, Magen O, Barda N, Yaron S, Peretz A, Netzer D, Giaquinto C, Judd A, Leibovici L, Hernán MA, Lipsitch M, Reis BY, Balicer RD, Dagan N.

Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine

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