N A Halsey

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immediate hypersensitivity reactions following monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines: reports to VAERS
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:6107-12. 2013
  2. pmc Support for immunization registries among parents of vaccinated and unvaccinated school-aged children: a case control study
    Robert W Linkins
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US CDC Collaboration, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention previously at National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:236. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: poliomyelitis and unnecessary injections
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street Room 5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:278-9. 2003
  4. pmc The human papillomavirus vaccine and risk of anaphylaxis
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    CMAJ 179:509-10. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Questions and answers about autoimmunity and the smallpox vaccine
    Neal Halsey
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:40-1. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The science of evaluation of adverse events associated with vaccination
    Neal A Halsey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:205-14. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccine administered to children and adolescents at yearly intervals
    N A Halsey
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 103:1243-7. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Combination vaccines: defining and addressing current safety concerns
    N A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:S312-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of combination vaccines: perception versus reality
    N A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:S40-4. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccine knowledge and practices of primary care providers of exempt vs. vaccinated children
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety and Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:286-91. 2008

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Immediate hypersensitivity reactions following monovalent 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccines: reports to VAERS
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:6107-12. 2013
    ..Hypersensitivity disorders following vaccinations are a cause for concern...
  2. pmc Support for immunization registries among parents of vaccinated and unvaccinated school-aged children: a case control study
    Robert W Linkins
    Thailand Ministry of Public Health US CDC Collaboration, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention previously at National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:236. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Commentary: poliomyelitis and unnecessary injections
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street Room 5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:278-9. 2003
  4. pmc The human papillomavirus vaccine and risk of anaphylaxis
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    CMAJ 179:509-10. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Questions and answers about autoimmunity and the smallpox vaccine
    Neal Halsey
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:40-1. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The science of evaluation of adverse events associated with vaccination
    Neal A Halsey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 13:205-14. 2002
    ..False assumptions regarding causality are likely to occur for illnesses without a carefully defined etiology or pathogenesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccine administered to children and adolescents at yearly intervals
    N A Halsey
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 103:1243-7. 1999
    ..Our objective was to compare the antibody response in recipients of Engerix-B hepatitis B vaccine administered at 12-month intervals to the response to vaccine administered at 0-, 1-, and 6-month intervals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Combination vaccines: defining and addressing current safety concerns
    N A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:S312-8. 2001
    ..Licensed combination vaccines undergo extensive testing before approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration to assure that the new products are safe and effective...
  9. ncbi request reprint Safety of combination vaccines: perception versus reality
    N A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:S40-4. 2001
    ..Despite obvious benefits, concerns and misconceptions exist regarding the safety and efficacy of combination vaccines...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vaccine knowledge and practices of primary care providers of exempt vs. vaccinated children
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety and Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Hum Vaccin 4:286-91. 2008
    ..Compare vaccine knowledge, attitudes and practices of primary care providers for fully vaccinated children and children who are exempt from school immunization requirements...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements: secular trends and association of state policies with pertussis incidence
    Saad B Omer
    Department of International Health, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    JAMA 296:1757-63. 2006
    ..Exemptors are at increased risk of acquiring and transmitting disease. The role of exemption policies may be especially important for pertussis, which is endemic in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Parental vaccine refusal in Wisconsin: a case-control study
    Daniel A Salmon
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    WMJ 108:17-23. 2009
    ..We explored differences in vaccine attitudes, beliefs, and information sources among parents of exempt and vaccinated children...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of food coupon incentives on timely completion of DTP immunization series in children from a low-income area in Karachi, Pakistan: a longitudinal intervention study
    S Chandir
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 28:3473-8. 2010
    ..While increasing immunization coverage is a complex structural and behavioral process, food/medicine coupon may improve routine immunization coverage in developing countries...
  14. doi request reprint Economic analysis of childhood pneumonia in Northern Pakistan
    Hamidah Hussain
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy Plan 23:438-42. 2008
    ..Combined with reported costs from the health care provider perspective, an estimate of the overall financial burden of these diseases has been developed for the Northern Areas of Pakistan...
  15. ncbi request reprint Culture- and antigen-negative meningitis in Guatemalan children
    Erica L Dueger
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, International Emerging Infections Program, PSC 452 Box 115, FPO, AE 09835
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:248-55. 2008
    ..To compare children with confirmed bacterial meningitis (CBM) and those with culture- and latex-negative meningitis (CLN)...
  16. doi request reprint Endemic measles in Karachi, Pakistan and validation of IMCI criteria for measles
    Hamidah Hussain
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:720-4. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence of measles in Karachi, Pakistan and to determine the proportion of children with measles based on the WHO integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) criteria with a positive IgM for measles or dengue...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of non-specific effects of infant immunizations on early infant mortality in a southern Indian population
    Lawrence H Moulton
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 10:947-55. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between receipt of routine childhood immunizations and infant mortality before 6 months of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with refusal of childhood vaccines among parents of school-aged children: a case-control study
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Rm E5543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:470-6. 2005
    ..The rate of nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements has been increasing, and children with exemptions have contributed to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases...
  19. pmc Public health and the politics of school immunization requirements
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm E5543, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:778-83. 2005
    ..Our observations may assist states whose current nonmedical exemption provisions are constitutionally suspect as well as states lacking legally appropriate administrative controls on existing, broad non-medical exemptions...
  20. doi request reprint Differences in the immune response to hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines in Guatemalan infants by ethnic group and nutritional status
    Edwin J Asturias
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Vaccine 27:3650-4. 2009
    ..Malnourished infants generally responded as well as healthy infants. Unvaccinated native Indian infants had higher rates of developing anti-PRP antibodies than Ladino infants by seven months of age...
  21. ncbi request reprint Geographic clustering of nonmedical exemptions to school immunization requirements and associations with geographic clustering of pertussis
    Saad B Omer
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North WolfeStreet, Room E5537, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1389-96. 2008
    ..7, 95% confidence interval: 2.2, 3.3). Geographic pockets of vaccine exemptors pose a risk to the whole community. In addition to monitoring state-level exemption rates, health authorities should be mindful of within-state heterogeneity...
  22. pmc Effectiveness of measles vaccination and vitamin A treatment
    Christopher R Sudfeld
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 39:i48-55. 2010
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Prenatal immunization education the pediatric prenatal visit and routine obstetric care
    Ann Marie Navar
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:211-3. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Monitoring adverse events following yellow fever vaccination using an integrated telephone and Internet-based system
    Anna P Durbin
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Vaccine 27:6143-7. 2009
    ..Participation rates were higher among females and persons older than 60 years of age. TeleWatch can be expanded for use in large campaigns involving influenza or other vaccines...
  25. pmc High incidence of childhood pneumonia at high altitudes in Pakistan: a longitudinal cohort study
    Aamir J Khan
    Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:193-9. 2009
    ..To determine the incidence of pneumonia and severe pneumonia among children living at high altitudes in Pakistan...
  26. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of school nurses and personnel and associations with nonmedical immunization exemptions
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e552-9. 2004
    ....
  27. pmc Enhancing public confidence in vaccines through independent oversight of postlicensure vaccine safety
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite 5034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:947-50. 2004
    ..Such a board would have been useful in recent vaccine safety concerns, and its independence from government programs would ensure optimal vaccine safety and enhance public confidence in vaccines...
  28. pmc Exemptions to school immunization requirements: the role of school-level requirements, policies, and procedures
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room W5034, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:436-40. 2005
    ..Our goal was to determine whether school-level variability in implementation of immunization requirements is associated with the likelihood of a child having received an exemption to school immunization requirements...
  29. doi request reprint An algorithm for treatment of patients with hypersensitivity reactions after vaccines
    Robert A Wood
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC 1102, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e771-7. 2008
    ..We then include 3 cases of suspected allergic reactions to vaccines that have been referred to the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment network to demonstrate the practical application of the algorithm...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inactivated poliovirus vaccine alone or sequential inactivated and oral poliovirus vaccine in two-, four- and six-month-old infants with combination Haemophilus influenzae type b/hepatitis B vaccine
    N A Halsey
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:675-9. 1997
    ..Advisory committees have recommended the increased use of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) for children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of inactivated and live polio vaccine schedules in Guatemalan infants
    Edwin J Asturias
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:692-8. 2007
    ..The immunogenicity of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in developing countries is not well documented. This study compared the immune response to IPV with that to oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) in Guatemalan infants...
  32. ncbi request reprint No evidence for prolonged excretion of polioviruses in persons with residual paralytic poliomyelitis in Ethiopia, Pakistan and Guatemala
    Aamir J Khan
    Department of International Health, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biologicals 34:113-6. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, persistent poliovirus excretion among persons 2 years of age and older with residual paralytic poliomyelitis is uncommon in developing countries...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar ataxia as the presenting manifestation of Lyme disease
    Ravit Arav-Boger
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:353-6. 2002
    ..Treatment with intravenous antibiotics led to rapid resolution of persistent cerebellar findings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Meningitis and pneumonia in Guatemalan children: the importance of Haemophilus influenzae type b and Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Edwin J Asturias
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 14:377-84. 2003
    ..pneumoniae as causes of meningitis and invasive infections...
  35. ncbi request reprint Disparities in preschool immunization coverage associated with maternal age
    Daniel A Salmon
    Institute for Vaccine Safety and Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hum Vaccin 5:557-61. 2009
    ..Classification tree analysis suggested that maternal age is the most important factor associated with vaccine coverage. More research is needed to determine the reasons for underimmunization of children born to young mothers...
  36. pmc Search for poliovirus carriers among people with primary immune deficiency diseases in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, and the United Kingdom
    Neal A Halsey
    Institute for Vaccine Safety, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 82:3-8. 2004
    ..To estimate the rate of long-term poliovirus excretors in people known to have B-cell immune deficiency disorders...
  37. ncbi request reprint The need for immunoglobulin for travelers who receive hepatitis A vaccine
    Neal A Halsey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:576-7. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Dose-response to acellular pertussis vaccine and comparison with whole cell pertussis vaccine at 15-24 months and 4-6 years of age. Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Study Team
    B S Auerbach
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Vaccine 10:14-20. 1992
    ..The lower (12.5 micrograms) dose of acellular vaccine was as effective as the higher (25 micrograms) dose in inducing antibodies to FHA and PT in children 15-24 months and 4-6 years of age...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cholera-like diarrhea and shock associated with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (USA400 clone) pneumonia
    Allison Agwu
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:271-3. 2007
    ..Shock, multiorgan system failure and death rapidly ensued. Influenza A was detected from her nasopharynx and CA-MRSA (USA400), positive for pvl, mecA, sea, sec and seh genes was cultured from a deep tracheal aspirate...
  40. pmc Immunization of children at risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus
    William J Moss
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:61-70. 2003
    ..Any changes in this policy would have to be carefully examined for a potential negative impact on disease control programmes in many countries...
  41. ncbi request reprint Poliovirus excretion in Guatemalan adults and children with HIV infection and children with cancer
    Edwin J Asturias
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W5041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Biologicals 34:109-12. 2006
    ..The evidence from this and other studies indicates that the persistent poliovirus excretion in HIV-infected individuals is an unlikely event...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prediagnostic circulating antibodies to JC and BK human polyomaviruses and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Dana E Rollison
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:543-50. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Compulsory vaccination and conscientious or philosophical exemptions: past, present, and future
    Daniel A Salmon
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Lancet 367:436-42. 2006
    ..These factors should be considered when compulsory vaccinations are being introduced or immunisation laws refined. Lessons learned from compulsory vaccination could be useful to other public-health programmes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Markers of past infection with simian virus 40 (SV40) and risk of incident non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a Maryland cohort
    Dana E Rollison
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1448-52. 2005
    ..8% of cases and 1.6% of controls (OR, 1.51; 95% CI, 0.41-5.52). Our findings suggest that past infection with SV40 is not associated with an increased risk of developing NHL...
  45. pmc Measles in developing countries
    Neal A Halsey
    BMJ 333:1234. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Excretion of oral poliovirus vaccine strains: effect of vaccination schedule
    John F Modlin
    J Infect Dis 193:1614-5. 2006
  47. ncbi request reprint Measuring immunization coverage among preschool children: past, present, and future opportunities
    Daniel A Salmon
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville 32608, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 28:27-40. 2006
    ..Future opportunities and challenges for measuring immunization coverage at the local, state, and national levels are explored...