of Tropical Paediatrics. This is a respected forum for the problems and
achievements of child health and paediatrics in the tropics and subtropics.
- BMJ is the
weekly British Medical Journal. It frequently carries articles and news items about
vaccines and vaccinations.
provides a modern and multidisciplinary international forum for news, debate and original
research on all aspects of biologicals used in human and veterinary medicine, including
bacterial and viral vaccines. It is published for the International Association of
Biological Standardization by Academic Press, London.
Disease Surveillance Centre was established in 1977 to undertake national surveillance
of communicable disease and to provide epidemiological assistance and coordination in the
investigation and control of infection in England and in Wales.
- The Edward Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research, located at Compton in Berkshire, England, seeks to understand the immune responses against infectious organisms or malignant cells and apply new knowledge and technologies to develop effective means of inducing protective or therapeutic immunity in humans. The Institute is both a research and a training center.
- Expert Reviews
in Molecular Medicine is a free Web-only international review journal on
molecular medicine, including vaccination. It is a non-profit educational project of the
Cambridge Clinical School. Articles are written by invited experts, peer reviewed
pre-submission and professionally edited. They are available in html and PDF format.
Lancet, first published in England in 1823, now has editorial offices in London and in
New York. Its presence on the Internet offers a weekly update of the contents of "the
world's leading independent general medical journal."
- Meningitis Research
Foundation, headquartered in Bristol, England, supports research and education about
this inflammation of the tissues which cover the brain and spinal cord.
- National Institute for
Biological Standards and Control (Great Britain) is a multi-disciplinary scientific
establishment whose purpose is to safeguard and enhance public health by standardizing and
controlling biological substances used in medicine. It is a WHO
international laboratory for biological standards.
Damage is a page from the Benefits Agency of the Department of Social Security in the United
Kingdom. It explains the benefits available to persons who have become 80% or
more disabled as a result of a vaccination carried out in the UK (and the Isle of Man)
against a number of diseases.