This fact sheet provides an overview of rotavirus disease and vaccines in Africa. It includes information about the tremendous burden of rotavirus diarrhea in African children, rotavirus diarrhea treatment and prevention strategies, and the effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines. It also lists countries that have introduced rotavirus vaccines into their national immunization programs.
Corporate author(s): PATH
Publication date: October 2012
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Also known as: Infections à Rotavirus et Vaccins Préventifs en Afrique
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