Vaccine Report 2014-2015 - Postmarketing surveillance in Italy
The Report summarizes the post-marketing surveillance activities on vaccines conducted in Italy in the years 2014 and 2015. In the first section, the suspected adverse reactions observed after administration of vaccines, included in the National Network of Pharmacovigilance. The trend of suspected adverse reactions by vaccine type was then examined.
The following section describes the main events that involved vaccines in 2014 and 2015. The results of the activities of the International Working Group on Vasculitis in collaboration with the Brighton Collaboration were also described. Finally, a short list of articles by Italian authors/groups regarding vaccines published in the two-year period considered is reported.