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Disease: Rotavirus

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State of the World's Vaccines and Immunization, Third Edition

This report focuses on the major developments in vaccines and immunization since 2000. Part 1 examines the impact of immunization on efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals. It looks at the development and use of vaccines and the …

Author: World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, World Bank

Publication date: 2009

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts Recommendations: Rotavirus Vaccination

This issue of the Weekly Epidemiological Record reports on the World Health Organization's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts' recommendation for inclusion of rotavirus vaccines in all national immunization programs. The new …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2009

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts Recommendations: Rotavirus Vaccines

This issue of the Weekly Epidemiological Record provides recommendations and commentary from a SAGE meeting that recognized the safety of rotavirus vaccines among the populations studied and called for clinical trials to determine the vaccines' …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Summary of Vaccine Stability Data

These documents provide stability data as of November 2012 on commonly used, licensed vaccines and stability data as of May 2012 from available data on novel, investigational vaccine formulations. Data are sorted by vaccine in a table format in both …

Author: PATH, Working in Tandem Ltd.

Publication date: 2012

Survey of Rotavirus Surveillance, Laboratory Capacity and Disease Burden in the Eastern Part of the WHO European Region

This article, published in the journal Eurosurveillance, describes a survey conducted to determine country capacity for rotavirus surveillance and related activities, as well as intention to introduce rotavirus vaccines. The survey also identified …

Author: Williams CJ, Gray J, Pebody RG, Lobanov A

Publication date: 2008

Sustained Decrease in Laboratory Detection of Rotavirus After Implementation of Routine Vaccination — United States, 2000–2014

This article, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, compares data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System for pre-vaccine (2000 to 2006) and post-vaccine …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication date: 2015

Systematic Review of Regional and Temporal Trends in Global Rotavirus Strain Diversity in the Pre-Rotavirus Vaccine Era: Insights for Understanding the Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination Programs

The authors of this article, published in Vaccine, provide comprehensive information on rotavirus strain surveillance in the pre-rotavirus vaccine era. This information was gathered by systematically reviewing rotavirus genotyping studies spanning a …

Author: Bányai K, László B, Duque J, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Systematic Review of Studies on Rotavirus Disease Cost-of-Illness and Productivity Loss in Latin America and the Caribbean

This article, published in Vaccine, provides a review of studies on costs due to rotavirus infection in Latin America and Caribbean region, considering their methods and results. The authors found that the most commonly observed methods for cost …

Author: Takemoto ML, Bahia L, Toscano CM, Araujo DV

Publication date: 2013

Tackling the Deadliest Diseases for the World’s Poorest Children

This infographic discusses the high disease burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease, particularly among children in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It also highlights interventions to prevent and treat the diseases, including available vaccines.

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

TechNet Resource Library

This website provides an online repository of useful journal articles, documents, tools, websites, and other immunization resources. Users are able to search by keyword or browse the collection by category, disease, or other tag. Members of the …

Author: Technical Network for Strengthening Immunization Services

Technical Information for National-Level Rotavirus Vaccine Policy Recommendations: Summary of Available Evidence to Guide Decision-Making

This document provides high-level summaries of the best available evidence around the use of rotavirus vaccines in low- and middle-income countries. Designed for vaccine decision-makers, it synthesizes the evidence required to formulate decisions …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center

Publication date: 2017

Temperature Sensitivity of Vaccines

This document addresses issues regarding potential exposure of temperature-sensitive vaccines to freezing temperatures and provides updated information on vaccine vial monitors, as well as a discussion of future advances in cold chain technology.

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2006

Temporal Trends in Diarrhea-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths in Children Under Age 5 Before and After the Introduction of the Rotavirus Vaccine in Four Latin American Countries

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study that evaluated trends in diarrhea-related deaths and hospitalizations in children less than five years of age before and after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Bolivia, El Salvador, Honduras, …

Author: De Oliveira LH, Giglio N, Ciapponi A, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Trends in Intussusception Hospitalizations Among US Infants Before and After Implementation of the Rotavirus Vaccination Program, 2000-2009

This article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, reports on surveillance conducted following rotavirus vaccine introduction in 2006 that noted a small increase in intussusception among US infants aged 8 to 11 weeks, who would have …

Author: Yen C, Tate JE, Steiner CA, Cortese MM, Patel MM, Parashar UD

Publication date: 2012

Trends in National Rotavirus Activity Before and After Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine into the National Immunization Program in the United States, 2000 to 2012

Rotavirus vaccine introduction in the United States in 2006 led to substantial declines in rotavirus detections during 2007 to 2010. To further evaluate the long-term impact of the vaccine program, the authors of this article, published in the …

Author: Tate JE, Haynes A, Payne DC, et al.

Publication date: 2013

Understanding Reduced Rotavirus Vaccine Efficacy in Low Socio-Economic Settings

Rotavirus vaccine efficacy ranges from more than 90 percent in high socio-economic settings (SES) to 50 percent in low SES. The authors of this article, published in PLOS ONE, developed a mathematical model to predict rotavirus vaccine efficacy in …

Author: Lopman BA, Pitzer VE, Sarkar R, et al.

Publication date: 2012

Unprotected People Reports

This web page contains real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases, including compelling personal testimonies, remembrances, case reports, and newspaper articles.

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Update: Information on Rotarix - Labeling Revision Pertaining to Intussusception

This web page provides an overview of the rotavirus vaccine Rotarix® and concerns regarding the potential side effect of intussusception. It includes a review of data regarding intussusception cases after vaccination, and shares updates on changes …

Author: US Food and Drug Administration

Publication date: 2012

Update on Intussusception Following Rotavirus Vaccine Administration

This web page provides an extract of a report on the World Health Organization's Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) meeting held in December 2013 where the committee reviewed new data from Australia and the United States regarding …

Author: World Health Organization

Publication date: 2014

US Department of Health and Human Services and PATH: Partnering to Protect and Improve Global Health

PATH and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) work together to improve global health around the world. This fact sheet highlights PATH projects—including work to develop a thermostable vaccine for H1N1 influenza; ROTAVAC®, a new …

Author: PATH

Publication date: 2014

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