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Management of reduced vaccine coverage due to 6 years of failure to vaccinate: The Codroipo case, Italy

Author:
Brunelli, Laura, Romanese, Federico, Benetollo, Pier Paolo, Iob, Andrea, Forgiarini, MariaRita, D'Agaro, Pierlanfranco, Valent, Francesca, Brusaferro, Silvio, Arnoldo, Luca, Bassetti, Matteo, Borghi, Gianni, Brianti, Giorgio, Brunetti, Patrizia, Campagnolo, Mirella, Cattani, Giovanni, Cogo, Paola, Del Negro, Marco, Fabbro, Anna, Gallo, Tolinda, Lubrano, Paolo, Marchetti, Fabio, Miceli, Stefano, Nocerino, Agostino, Paravano, Luca, Pascolo, Piero, Perna, Maurizio, Pischiutti, Paolo, Plazzotta, Andrea, Regattin, Laura, Sacher, Bruno, Sigon, Massimo, Taddio, Andrea, Tommasini, Tiziano, Vacchiano, Erica
Source:
Vaccine 2019 v.37 no.17 pp. 2294-2297
ISSN:
0264-410X
Subject:
children, health services, planning, risk, vaccination, vaccines, Italy
Abstract:
During 2017 an alert was raised in relation to a possible vaccination failure occurred in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region (Italy) between 2009 and 2015, exposing multiple cohorts of children and the entire community to vaccine preventable diseases outbreak risk. The Codroipo case resulted in 20,441 vaccine doses being in doubt, thus prompting the healthcare system to react in order to revaccinate 5444 children through planning and implementing network actions and multiple channels of communication.
Agid:
6309508