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Disease: Rotavirus

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Impact of Rotavirus Vaccine on Childhood Diarrheal Hospitalization Following Introduction Into the South African Public Immunization Program

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, describes a study in South Africa that demonstrated dramatic decreases in diarrhea-related hospitalizations in infants and young children in both rural and urban settings in the …

Author: Msimang VMY, Page N, Groome MJ, et al.

Published: 2013

Increasing Access to Lifesaving Vaccines: PATH Closes the Immunization Gap Through Innovation and Collaboration

This fact sheet outlines PATH's work on vaccines and immunization. Topic areas include developing affordable vaccines, designing innovative vaccine technologies, and expanding uptake of existing vaccines. These efforts reduce the burden of malaria, …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

This website from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics provides up-to-date information on vaccination for the general public and heath care professionals. It provides a range of resources including information about the latest recommendations by …

Author: Indian Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Immunisation

Indirect Protection of Adults From Rotavirus by Pediatric Rotavirus Vaccination

Pediatric vaccination has resulted in declines in disease in unvaccinated individuals through decreasing pathogen circulation in the community. About two years after the implementation of pediatric rotavirus vaccination in the United States, …

Author: Anderson EJ, Shippee DB, Weinrobe MH, et al.

Published: 2013

Infant Rotavirus Vaccination May Provide Indirect Protection to Older Children and Adults in the United States

This article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, reports on a study which found that vaccinating infants in the United States against rotavirus appears to prevent severe disease in older children and adults. The authors examined data …

Author: Lopman BA, Curns AT, Yen C, Parashar UD

Published: 2011

Infantile Gastroenteritis in the Community: A Cost-of-Illness Study

Rotavirus infections are the main cause of gastroenteritis in infants and children and it is expected that by the age of five years, nearly every child will have experienced at least one episode of rotavirus gastroenteritis. While severe cases …

Author: Lorgelly PK, Joshi D, Iturriza Gómara M, et al.

Published: 2008

An Integrated Approach to Confronting Diarrheal Disease

This briefing paper provides an overview of the tools and interventions involved with an integrated approach to diarrheal disease control, including vaccines, oral rehydration therapy, breastfeeding, and zinc treatment. The document also advocates …

Author: PATH

Published: 2011

Integrating Diarrheal Disease and Pneumonia Control

This fact sheet describes PATH's integrated approach to tackling diarrheal disease and pneumonia, two of the leading killers of young children. This approach emphasizes overlapping protection, the scale-up of proven methods, and the development of …

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

Introducing New Vaccines Into Developing Countries: Obstacles, Opportunities, and Complexities

This commentary, published in Nature Medicine, reviews current trends that may affect whether the most promising of the 350 vaccine candidates under development will eventually be used in programs for the poor in developing countries. It also …

Author: Clemens J, Jodar L

Published: 2005

Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccines: Information for Policy Makers, Programme Managers, and Health Workers

This document includes information and guidance to assist policy makers, program managers, and health workers in considering all of the operational preparations that should be included in a rotavirus vaccine introduction plan, once a country has …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Intussusception After Rotavirus Vaccines Reported to US VAERS, 2006-2012

This article, published in Pediatrics, describes investigators' assessment of intussusception events reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System from 2006 through 2012, following the respective introductions of RotaTeq® (Merck & …

Author: Haber P, Patel M, Pan Y, et al.

Published: 2013

Intussusception Following Rotavirus Vaccine Administration: Post-Marketing Surveillance in the National Immunization Program in Australia

This article, published in Vaccine, reports that surveillance conducted following routine rotavirus vaccination in Australia did not find an overall increase in intussusception with use of RotaTeq® (Merck & Co., Inc.) and Rotarix® …

Author: Buttery JP, Danchin MH, Lee KJ, et al.

Published: 2011

Intussusception Risk after Rotavirus Vaccination in U.S. Infants

This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reports on a study about the potential increased risk of intussusception after rotavirus vaccination with RotaTeq (RV5, a pentavalent vaccine) and Rotarix (RV1, a monovalent vaccine) …

Author: Yih WK, Lieu TA, Kulldorff M, et al.

Published: 2014

Intussusception Risk and Health Benefits of Rotavirus Vaccination in Mexico and Brazil

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, assesses the association of the monovalent rotavirus vaccine (RV1) with intussusception after routine immunization of infants in Mexico and Brazil. The authors found that RV1 was …

Author: Patel MM, López-Collada VR, Bulhões MM, et al.

Published: 2011

Jordan Report: Accelerated Development of Vaccines 2012

This comprehensive report includes expert articles on a variety of vaccine-related topics and updates on vaccine research for specific infectious diseases, such as influenza, malaria, respiratory syncytial virus, and rotavirus.

Author: US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Published: 2012

Landscape Analysis: Trends in Vaccine Availability and Novel Vaccine Delivery Technologies: 2008–2025

This landscape analysis identifies trends in the availability of vaccines and novel vaccine delivery technologies that are and will be of relevance to low- and middle-income countries from the present through 2025.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2008

Magnitude and Impact of Diarrheal Diseases

Published in The Archives of Medical Research, this article reviews the high costs of diseases of poverty, increasing diarrhea morbidity (despite decreasing mortality), and new emerging evidence for long-term consequences of early childhood …

Author: Guerrant RL, Kosek M, Moore S, et al.

Published: 2002

Manual of Rotavirus Detection and Characterization Methods

This manual, published by the World Health Organization, explains the most common procedures for rotavirus strain surveillance. It describes the methods and techniques used for the detection and characterization of rotaviruses.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Meeting of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, December 2010: Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception

This article, from the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports on the outcome of a meeting of the World Health Organization's independent, authoritative vaccine safety committee where they reviewed postmarketing surveillance that indicated the …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2011

More About Rotavirus

This web page on the Vaccine Resource Library provides links to PATH's work on rotavirus, as well as general information about the disease and the current vaccine landscape.

Author: PATH

Published: 2013

A Multi-Center, Qualitative Assessment of Pediatrician and Maternal Perspectives on Rotavirus Vaccines and the Detection of Porcine circovirus

This article, published in BMC Pediatrics, reports on research that evaluated perceptions among physicians and mothers after the 2011 finding of DNA fragments of Porcine circovirus in rotavirus vaccines. Physicians expressed that the finding was of …

Author: Payne DC, Humiston S, Opel D, et al.

Published: 2011

On a Multicenter Assessment of Rotavirus Disease in Europe

This editorial summarizes the characteristics of studies on rotavirus epidemiology and disease burden in Europe, published in a special supplement to the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Author: Matson D

Published: 2007

Overview of RotaTeq® Human-bovine Reassortant Rotavirus Vaccine

This presentation from an informal consultation on proposed World Health Organization guidelines to assure quality, safety, and efficacy of live, attenuated rotavirus vaccines reported on studies of the safety and efficacy of the RotaTeq® …

Author: Shaw A, Heaton P

Published: 2005

PATH Rotavirus Advocacy and Communications Toolkit

This toolkit was developed to help increase awareness of the burden of rotavirus disease and the power of rotavirus vaccines to prevent childhood deaths and hospitalizations. It contains key messages, fact sheets, country introduction maps, and …

Author: PATH

Performance of Rotavirus Vaccines in Developed and Developing Countries

This article, published in Human Vaccines, provides a review of published data on previous candidate rotavirus vaccines and vaccines in current use, with emphasis on their performance in developed versus developing countries. In developed countries, …

Author: Jiang V, Jiang B, Tate J, Parashar UD, Patel MM

Published: 2010

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