Total results with these characteristics: 229
- 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.
- 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, …
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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 …
- 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 …
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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 …
- 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