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Table 7 Review on the impact of nation-wide, publicly funded, mainly one-dose, routine varicella vaccination programmes in early childhood in countries outside Europe and the US

From: Varicella routine vaccination and the effects on varicella epidemiology – results from the Bavarian Varicella Surveillance Project (BaVariPro), 2006-2011

Authors Year of publication Country Nationwide routine varicella vaccination implemented (year) Coverage Decrease in varicella patients reached (year)
Quian et al. [7] 2008 Uruguay 1999 >90% in 2005 Outpatient visits by 87%, hospitalisations by 81% (2005)
Chao et al. [37] 2012 Taiwan 2004 >90% after 2006 Incidence by 53% (2008)
Carville et al. [38], 2010 Australia 2005 82% in 2009 Hospitalisation rates / community consultations by 7% (2007), congenital varicella by 100%, neonatal varicella by >85% (2008/2009)
Khandaker et al. [39] 2011
Tan et al. [40] 2012 Canada 2007 58%-90% in 2008 Hospitalisations by 81%-86% (2008)
Ulloa-Gutierrez et al. [41] 2011 Costa Rica 2007 n.a. Paediatric cases by 83% (2010)