Immunoprophylaxis of infectious diseases in children: achievements and problems. Anti-vaccine movement as a barrier factor in immunization of the population

V.I. Dmytruk, H.O. Zaslavska

Abstract


The article presents data on the state of immunization against major vaccine-controlled infections in international and regional subnational aspects. Some factors of worsening the epidemiological situation in Ukraine and the role of vaccination in the surveillance for infections that are controlled by means of specific immunoprophylaxis are identified. The features and causes of the anti-vaccine movement and possible ways of counteracting it are highlighted.

Keywords


vaccine prophylaxis; immunoprophylaxis; epidemiological situation; viral hepatitis B; diphtheria; poliomyelitis; measles; rubella; anti-vaccine movement; review

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/2312-413x.5.4.2017.115728

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