Impact of influenza, pneumococcal and COVID-19 vaccination on antibiotic use, 2021-2023

Duration: Nov 2021 - Aug 2023


Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasing threat to global health. Vaccination against infectious diseases can prevent infections and decrease antibiotic use and AMR.


- Gaining insight into the impact of vaccination on antibiotic use.
- Propose best-practice methods to collect antibiotic use data in vaccine research.


We will update two existing literature reviews on vaccination and antibiotic usage and perform a systematic literature review and meta-analysis including influenza, pneumococcal and COVID-19 vaccination. We will also review the antibiotic use data collection methods in vaccine trials.


The results of this study have been published in a scientific article and presented at an international conference (OPTIONS XI for the Control of Influenza).

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Sanofi Pasteur, France
Sanofi Pasteur, France