Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

Vaccine Position Papers

BCG

Cholera

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in April 2001.

Diphtheria

Haemophilus influenzae type b

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in November 2006.

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in July 2004.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Influenza

Japanese encephalitis

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in October 1998.

Measles

Meningococcal vaccines

Mumps

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in November 2001.

Pertussis

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in January 2005.

Pneumococcus

Polio

This paper supersedes the WHO position paper entitled "polio vaccines and polio immunization in the pre-eradication era" published in June 2010.

Rabies

This version updates and replaces the previous rabies vaccine position paper published in December 2007.

Rotavirus

Rubella

Tetanus

Tick-borne encephalitis

Typhoid

This version updates and replaces the previous position paper published in August 2000.

Varicella

Yellow fever

Last updated: 25 July 2014

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