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Comparative single-dose mRNA and ChAdOx1 vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2, including early variants of concern: a test-negative design, British Columbia, Canada

Danuta Skowronski, Solmaz Setayeshgar, Macy Zou, Natalie Prystajecky, John Tyson, Hind Sbihi, Chris Fjell, Eleni Galanis, Monika Naus, David Patrick, Shiraz El Adam, May Ahmed, Shinhye Kim, Bonnie Henry, Linda Hoang, Manish Sadarangani, Agatha Jassem, Mel Krajden,

<h4>ABSTRACT</h4> <h4>Introduction</h4> In randomized controlled trials, single-dose efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 illness exceeded 90% for mRNA vaccines (BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273), and 75% for ChAdOx1. In British Columbia (BC), Canada second doses were deferred up to 16 weeks and ChAdOx1 was only initially recommended for adults 55 years of age and older. ... Read more >>

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Myocarditis and Pericarditis After COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination: Practical Considerations for Care Providers.

Adriana Luk, Brian Clarke, Nagib Dahdah, Anique Ducharme, Andrew Krahn, Brian McCrindle, Trent Mizzi, Monika Naus, Jacob A Udell, Sean Virani, Shelley Zieroth, Michael McDonald,

The mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 infection have been effective in reducing the number of symptomatic cases worldwide. With widespread uptake, case series of vaccine-related myocarditis/pericarditis have been reported, particularly in adolescents and young adults. Men tend to be affected with greater frequency, and symptom onset is usually within 1 week ... Read more >>

Can J Cardiol (The Canadian journal of cardiology)
[2021, :]

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High-risk HPV prevalence among women undergoing cervical cancer screening: Findings a decade after HPV vaccine implementation in British Columbia, Canada.

Charles Litwin, Laurie Smith, Robine Donken, Mel Krajden, Dirk van Niekerk, Monika Naus, Darrel Cook, Arianne Albert, Gina Ogilvie,

<h4>Background</h4>British Columbia (BC) introduced a publicly funded, school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program in 2008 with the quadrivalent vaccine. In 2010/2011, a baseline evaluation of HPV prevalence was conducted among women undergoing cervical cancer screening. After 10 years of publicly funded HPV vaccination, HPV-type prevalence was re-evaluated.<h4>Methods</h4>From August 2017 to March ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2021, 39(36):5198-5204]

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Single-dose mRNA vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2, including Alpha and Gamma variants: a test-negative design in adults 70 years and older in British Columbia, Canada.

Danuta M Skowronski, Solmaz Setayeshgar, Macy Zou, Natalie Prystajecky, John R Tyson, Eleni Galanis, Monika Naus, David M Patrick, Hind Sbihi, Shiraz El Adam, Bonnie Henry, Linda M N Hoang, Manish Sadarangani, Agatha N Jassem, Mel Krajden,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Randomized-controlled trials of mRNA vaccine protection against SARS-CoV-2 included few elderly participants. We assess single-dose mRNA vaccine effectiveness (VE) in adults ≥70-years-old in British Columbia (BC), Canada where second doses were deferred by up to 16 weeks and where a spring 2021 wave uniquely included co-dominant circulation of Alpha (B.1.1.7) ... Read more >>

Clin Infect Dis (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2021, :]

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Single-dose mRNA vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2, including P.1 and B.1.1.7 variants: a test-negative design in adults 70 years and older in British Columbia, Canada

Danuta Skowronski, Solmaz Setayeshgar, Macy Zou, Natalie Prystajecky, John Tyson, Eleni Galanis, Monika Naus, David Patrick, Hind Sbihi, Shiraz El Adam, Bonnie Henry, Linda Hoang, Manish Sadarangani, Agatha Jassem, Mel Krajden,

<h4>ABSTRACT</h4> <h4>Introduction</h4> Randomized-controlled trials of mRNA vaccine protection against SARS-CoV-2 included relatively few elderly participants. We assess singe-dose mRNA vaccine effectiveness (VE) in adults ≥70-years-old in British Columbia (BC), Canada where the second dose was deferred by up to 16 weeks and where a spring 2021 wave uniquely included co-dominant ... Read more >>

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Exploring vaccination practices of midwives in British Columbia.

Julie A Bettinger, Clara Rubincam, Devon Greyson, Sandra Weissinger, Monika Naus,

<h4>Background</h4>Registered midwives in British Columbia (BC) are primary health care practitioners for healthy people throughout pregnancy and for approximately 6 weeks postpartum. BC registered midwives are authorized to prescribe and administer certain vaccines to adults under their care during the perinatal period and hepatitis B vaccine to high-risk newborns. However, little ... Read more >>

Birth (Birth (Berkeley, Calif.))
[2021, 48(3):428-437]

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Declining rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in British Columbia, Canada: An ecological analysis on the effects of the school-based human papillomavirus vaccination program.

Robine Donken, Dirk van Niekerk, Jeremy Hamm, John J Spinelli, Laurie Smith, Manish Sadarangani, Arianne Albert, Deborah Money, Simon Dobson, Dianne Miller, Marette Lee, Sheona Mitchell-Foster, Mel Krajden, Monika Naus, Gina Ogilvie,

Since 2008, girls in British Columbia (BC), Canada, have been offered HPV vaccination through a school-based, publicly funded immunization program. The oldest birth cohort eligible for the vaccination program was born in 1994 and uptake is on average 63%. To evaluate the impact of the HPV vaccine in BC, ecological ... Read more >>

Int J Cancer (International journal of cancer)
[2021, 149(1):191-199]

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Association between human papillomavirus vaccine status and sexually transmitted infection outcomes among females aged 18-35 with a history of sexual activity in the United States: A population survey-based cross-sectional analysis.

Kalysha Closson, Mohammad E Karim, Manish Sadarangani, Monika Naus, Gina S Ogilvie, Robine Donken,

<h4>Background</h4>Current human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine coverage in the United States (in 2019, 66-70%), remains below the Healthy People 2020 coverage goal of 80%. HPV vaccine misinformation, including parental concerns of sexual risk-compensation influence vaccine uptake. We examined the association between HPV vaccination and sexually transmitted infection (STI) outcomes.<h4>Methods</h4>Of the 20,146 ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2020, 38(52):8396-8404]

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Impacts of Human Papillomavirus Immunization Programs on Rates of Anogenital Warts in British Columbia, Canada, 2000 to 2017.

Christine D Lukac, Robine Donken, Michael Otterstatter, Olga Mazo, Stanley Wong, Fawziah Marra, Laurie Smith, Monika Naus, Deborah Money, Mel Krajden, Troy Grennan, Mark Gilbert, Jason Wong, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Background</h4>In 2008, British Columbia (BC) implemented a school-based quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV-4) immunization program for girls born in 1994 or later. In 2015, an expanded clinic-based program included men who report sex with men (MSM) born in 1989 or later. To evaluate the impacts of HPV-4 programs on anogenital warts ... Read more >>

Sex Transm Dis (Sexually transmitted diseases)
[2020, 47(10):691-697]

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Low SARS-CoV-2 sero-prevalence based on anonymized residual sero-survey before and after first wave measures in British Columbia, Canada, March-May 2020

Danuta Skowronski, Inna Sekirov, Suzana Sabaiduc, Macy Zou, Muhammad Morshed, David Lawrence, Kate Smolina, May Ahmed, Eleni Galanis, Mieke Fraser, Mayank Singal, Monika Naus, David Patrick, Samantha Kaweski, Christopher Mill, Romina Reyes, Michael Kelly, Paul Levett, Martin Petric, Bonnie Henry, Mel Krajden,

<h4>Background</h4> The province of British Columbia (BC) has been recognized for successful SARS-CoV-2 control, with surveillance data showing amongst the lowest case and death rates in Canada. We estimate sero-prevalence for two periods flanking the start (March) and end (May) of first-wave mitigation measures in BC. <h4>Methods</h4> Serial cross-sectional sampling ... Read more >>

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Investigating the association of receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine with occurrence of anesthesia/paresthesia and severe headaches, Canada 2012/13-2016/17, the Canadian Vaccine Safety Network.

May A Ahmed, Monika Naus, Joel Singer, Louis Valiquette, Brenda L Coleman, Gaston De Serres, Otto G Vanderkooi, Karina A Top, Jennifer E Isenor, James D Kellner, Anne E McCarthy, Julie A Bettinger, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Concern about adverse events following immunization is frequently cited by both those who receive or decline vaccines. Neurological adverse events are especially concerning.<h4>Objectives</h4>Our aim was to detect associations between seasonal influenza vaccination and the occurrence of severe anesthesia/paresthesia or severe headaches.<h4>Methods</h4>Data were analyzed from the Canadian National Vaccine Safety network. ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2020, 38(19):3582-3590]

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Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Rates in British Columbia Women: A Population-Level Data Linkage Evaluation of the School-Based HPV Immunization Program.

C Sarai Racey, Arianne Albert, Robine Donken, Laurie Smith, John J Spinelli, Heather Pedersen, Pamela de Bruin, Cindy Masaro, Sheona Mitchell-Foster, Manish Sadarangani, Meena Dawar, Mel Krajden, Monika Naus, Dirk van Niekerk, Gina Ogilvie,

BACKGROUND:To understand real-world human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine impact, continuous evaluation using population-based data is critical. We evaluated the early impact of the school-based HPV immunization program on cervical dysplasia in women in British Columbia, Canada. METHODS:Data linkage was performed using records from provincial cervical screening and immunization registries. Precancerous outcomes ... Read more >>

J Infect Dis (The Journal of infectious diseases)
[2020, 221(1):81-90]

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Measuring the impact of a mandatory province-wide vaccinate-or-mask policy on healthcare worker absenteeism in British Columbia, Canada.

Michelle Murti, Michael Otterstatter, Alison Orth, Robert Balshaw, Khalif Halani, Paul D Brown, Samar Hejazi, Darby Thompson, Sandra Allison, Aamir Bharmal, Meena Dawar, Dee Hoyano, Victoria Lee, Monika Naus, Sue Pollock, John Bevanda, Sandy Coughlin, John Fitzgerald, Dave Keen, Melanie Maracle, Stacy Sprague, Bonnie Henry,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Vaccinate-or-mask (VOM) policies aim to improve influenza vaccine coverage among healthcare workers (HCW) and reduce influenza-related illness among patients and staff. In 2012, British Columbia (BC) implemented a province-wide VOM influenza prevention policy. This study describes an evaluation of policy impacts on HCW absenteeism rates from before to after policy ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2019, 37(30):4008-4014]

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Support for policy options to increase vaccination coverage in British Columbia, Canada: an electronic survey.

Julie A Bettinger, Devon Greyson, Richard Carpiano, Pamela de Bruin, Issy Aguiar, Monika Naus, Brett Hodson,

<h4>Background</h4>Motivated by concerns of inadequate vaccination coverage and the potential for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, Canadian provinces have been discussing, implementing and tightening policies requiring documentation of vaccination for school enrolment. We sought to understand the acceptability of 14 potential vaccination policy levers among parents and other adults in British ... Read more >>

CMAJ Open (CMAJ open)
[2019, 7(2):E264-E271]

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Measuring the impact of influenza vaccination on healthcare worker absenteeism in the context of a province-wide mandatory vaccinate-or-mask policy.

Michelle Murti, Michael Otterstatter, Alison Orth, Robert Balshaw, Khalif Halani, Paul D Brown, Samar Hejazi, Darby Thompson, Sandra Allison, Aamir Bharmal, Meena Dawar, Dee Hoyano, Victoria Lee, Monika Naus, Sue Pollock, John Bevanda, Sandy Coughlin, John Fitzgerald, Dave Keen, Melanie Maracle, Stacy Sprague, Bonnie Henry,

<h4>Objectives</h4>In 2012, British Columbia (BC) implemented a province-wide vaccinate-or-mask influenza prevention policy for healthcare workers (HCWs) with the aim of improving HCW coverage, and reducing illness in patients and staff. We assess post-policy impacts of HCW vaccination status on their absenteeism.<h4>Methods</h4>We matched individual HCW payroll data from December 1, 2012 ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2019, 37(30):4001-4007]

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Narcolepsy and adjuvanted pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccines - Multi-country assessment.

Daniel Weibel, Miriam Sturkenboom, Steven Black, Maria de Ridder, Caitlin Dodd, Jan Bonhoeffer, Ann Vanrolleghem, Nicoline van der Maas, Gert Jan Lammers, Sebastiaan Overeem, Angela Gentile, Norberto Giglio, Vanesa Castellano, Jeffrey C Kwong, Brian J Murray, Karen Cauch-Dudek, Diana Juhasz, Michael Campitelli, Alexandre N Datta, Ulf Kallweit, Wan-Ting Huang, Yu-Shu Huang, Chung-Yao Hsu, Hsi-Chung Chen, Maria Giner-Soriano, Rosa Morros, Carles Gaig, Ester Tió, Silvia Perez-Vilar, Javier Diez-Domingo, Francisco Javier Puertas, Lawrence W Svenson, Salaheddin M Mahmud, Bruce Carleton, Monika Naus, Lisen Arnheim-Dahlström, Lars Pedersen, Frank DeStefano, Tom T Shimabukuro,

<h4>Background</h4>In 2010, a safety signal was detected for narcolepsy following vaccination with Pandemrix, an AS03-adjuvanted monovalent pandemic H1N1 influenza (pH1N1) vaccine. To further assess a possible association and inform policy on future use of adjuvants, we conducted a multi-country study of narcolepsy and adjuvanted pH1N1 vaccines.<h4>Methods</h4>We used electronic health databases ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2018, 36(41):6202-6211]

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Population-level sexual behaviours in adolescent girls before and after introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine (2003-2013).

Gina S Ogilvie, Felicia Phan, Heather N Pedersen, Simon R Dobson, Monika Naus, Elizabeth M Saewyc,

<h4>Background</h4>The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is delivered widely through school-based immunization programs. Some groups have expressed concern that HPV vaccination programs will result in an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviours among adolescents. We aimed to evaluate population-level changes in sexual behaviours before and after implementation of the school-based HPV vaccination ... Read more >>

CMAJ (CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne)
[2018, 190(41):E1221-E1226]

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Incidence rates of narcolepsy diagnoses in Taiwan, Canada, and Europe: The use of statistical simulation to evaluate methods for the rapid assessment of potential safety issues on a population level in the SOMNIA study.

Caitlin N Dodd, Maria de Ridder, Wan-Ting Huang, Daniel Weibel, Maria Giner-Soriano, Silvia Perez-Vilar, Javier Diez-Domingo, Lawrence W Svenson, Salahddin M Mahmud, Bruce Carleton, Monika Naus, Jeffrey C Kwong, Brian J Murray, Lisen Arnheim-Dahlstrom, Lars Pedersen, Rosa Morros, Francisco Javier Puertas, Steven Black, Miriam Sturkenboom,

<h4>Background & objectives</h4>Vaccine safety signals require investigation, which may be done rapidly at the population level using ecological studies, before embarking on hypothesis-testing studies. Incidence rates were used to assess a signal of narcolepsy following AS03-adjuvanted monovalent pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza vaccination among children and adolescents in Sweden and Finland ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2018, 13(10):e0204799]

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Diagnostic Yield of Laboratory Methods and Value of Viral Genotyping during an Outbreak of Mumps in a Partially Vaccinated Population in British Columbia, Canada.

Alexandra Nunn, Shazia Masud, Mel Krajden, Monika Naus, Agatha N Jassem,

Mumps remains endemic in North America despite routine use of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. In 2016, an outbreak of mumps in British Columbia, Canada, provided an opportunity to determine the diagnostic utility of laboratory testing methods. Specimens from patients with clinical mumps were tested for infection using ... Read more >>

J Clin Microbiol (Journal of clinical microbiology)
[2018, 56(5):]

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Implementing a province-wide mandatory vaccinate-or-mask policy at healthcare facilities in British Columbia, Canada.

Alexandra Nunn, Audrey C Campbell, Monika Naus, Jeffrey C Kwong, David Puddicombe, Susan Quach, Bonnie Henry,

In 2012, British Columbia (BC) became the first Canadian province to implement an influenza prevention policy requiring healthcare workers (HCW) to either be vaccinated annually against influenza or wear a mask in patient care areas during the influenza season. This study describes an evaluation of influenza policy implementation processes and ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2018, 36(3):395-399]

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Methods used for immunization coverage assessment in Canada, a Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) study.

Sarah E Wilson, Susan Quach, Shannon E MacDonald, Monika Naus, Shelley L Deeks, Natasha S Crowcroft, Salaheddin M Mahmud, Dat Tran, Jeff Kwong, Karen Tu, Nicolas L Gilbert, Caitlin Johnson, Shalini Desai,

Accurate and complete immunization data are necessary to assess vaccine coverage, safety and effectiveness. Across Canada, different methods and data sources are used to assess vaccine coverage, but these have not been systematically described. Our primary objective was to examine and describe the methods used to determine immunization coverage in ... Read more >>

Hum Vaccin Immunother (Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics)
[2017, 13(8):1928-1936]

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Immunization information systems in Canada: Attributes, functionality, strengths and challenges. A Canadian Immunization Research Network study.

Sarah E Wilson, Susan Quach, Shannon E MacDonald, Monika Naus, Shelley L Deeks, Natasha S Crowcroft, Salaheddin M Mahmud, Dat Tran, Jeffrey C Kwong, Karen Tu, Caitlin Johnson, Shalini Desai,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Canada does not have a national immunization registry. Diverse systems to record vaccine uptake exist, but these have not been systematically described. Our objective was to describe the immunization information systems (IISs) and non-IIS processes used to record childhood and adolescent vaccinations, and to outline the strengths and limitations of ... Read more >>

Can J Public Health (Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique)
[2017, 107(6):e575-e582]

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Assessing the risk of intussusception and rotavirus vaccine safety in Canada.

Steven Hawken, Robin Ducharme, Laura C Rosella, Eric I Benchimol, Joanne M Langley, Kumanan Wilson, Natasha S Crowcroft, Scott A Halperin, Shalina Desai, Monika Naus, Carolyn J Sanford, Salah M Mahmud, Shelley L Deeks,

<h4>Background</h4>Intussusception has been identified as a rare adverse event following rotavirus immunization. We sought to determine the incidence of intussusception among infants in Canada both before and after introduction of rotavirus immunization programs.<h4>Methods</h4>We used Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) to identify infants under 1 y ... Read more >>

Hum Vaccin Immunother (Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics)
[2017, 13(3):703-710]

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Reduction in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in young women in British Columbia after introduction of the HPV vaccine: An ecological analysis.

Gina S Ogilvie, Monika Naus, Deborah M Money, Simon R Dobson, Dianne Miller, Mel Krajden, Dirk J van Niekerk, Andrew J Coldman,

We report on the rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in young women aged 15-22 years of age in British Columbia before and after the introduction of an HPV vaccine program. Rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2+ for each age stratum (15-22) in the calendar years 2004-2012 for the ... Read more >>

Int J Cancer (International journal of cancer)
[2015, 137(8):1931-1937]

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Whole-Genome Sequencing of Measles Virus Genotypes H1 and D8 During Outbreaks of Infection Following the 2010 Olympic Winter Games Reveals Viral Transmission Routes.

Jennifer L Gardy, Monika Naus, Ashraf Amlani, Walter Chung, Hochan Kim, Malcolm Tan, Alberto Severini, Mel Krajden, David Puddicombe, Vanita Sahni, Althea S Hayden, Reka Gustafson, Bonnie Henry, Patrick Tang,

We used whole-genome sequencing to investigate a dual-genotype outbreak of measles occurring after the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada. By sequencing 27 complete genomes from H1 and D8 genotype measles viruses isolated from outbreak cases, we estimated the virus mutation rate, determined that person-to-person transmission is typically associated ... Read more >>

J Infect Dis (The Journal of infectious diseases)
[2015, 212(10):1574-1578]

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