New Zealand Immunisation Conference highlights – it takes a village to immunise a child

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New Zealand Immunisation Conference highlights – it takes a village to immunise a child

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Mary Nowlan
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Presentations by US paediatric infectious disease specialist Kathryn Edwards highlighted that vaccination protects mothers, infants and young children from the burden of respiratory diseases

VACCINES

In early September, the Immunisation Advisory Centre held its biennial national conference. Local and international speakers shared their research and experience to contribute to better understanding of vaccine-preventable disease control and immunisation delivery services in New Zealand

Key points Vaccines help protect children against pneumonia, and new vaccines in development aim to protect infants in early life through mater