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Rotavirus Infection in Africa: Epidemiology, Burden of Disease, and Strain Diversity

This supplemental issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases illustrates the continued expansion of knowledge on rotavirus circulation, strain diversity, and disease patterns in Africa. The supplement contains articles on regional perspectives from …

Author: Steele AD, Armah GE, Page NA, Cunliffe NA, eds.

Published: 2010

Rotavirus Infections and Vaccines: Burden of Illness and Potential Impact of Vaccination

This article, published in Pediatric Drugs, reviews the current status of rotavirus disease burden and vaccination coverage and effectiveness in the developed and developing worlds. The authors conclude that a successful rotavirus vaccination …

Author: Grimwood K, Lambert SB, Milne RJ

Published: 2010

Rotavirus Overview

A web page from the WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research (IVR) containing information on rotavirus disease burden and WHO recommendations related to rotavirus disease and vaccines. IVR's mission is to guide, provide vision, enable, support, …

Author: World Health Organization

Rotavirus Resources

This web page provides a comprehensive list of links to various resources related to rotavirus. It includes resources on disease surveillance, use of rotavirus vaccines, and training modules for health care workers involved in rotavirus vaccine …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2012

Rotavirus Surveillance Worldwide - 2009

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, presents data collected from 43 countries by the global surveillance network for rotavirus from January through December 2009. The data indicate that rotavirus disease is still a …

Author: World Heath Organization

Published: 2011

Rotavirus Surveillance--Worldwide, 2001-2008

Published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, this article presents an analysis of results from the World Health Organization rotavirus surveillance networks from 2001 to 2008. The data demonstrate the substantial burden of rotavirus diarrhea …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2008

Rotavirus Vaccination: Cost-Effectiveness and Impact on Child Mortality in Developing Countries

This article, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, aimed to project the uptake, health impact, and cost-effectiveness of introducing rotavirus vaccination in GAVI-eligible countries. The authors used a demand forecast model to predict …

Author: Atherly D, Dreibelbis R, Parashar UD, Levin C, Wecker J, Rheingans RD

Published: 2009

Rotavirus Vaccination for Hong Kong Children: An Economic Evaluation From the Hong Kong Government Perspective

This article, published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, discusses an economic analysis of government-funded universal rotavirus vaccination in Hong Kong from the government's perspective. The study concludes that based on 2002 …

Author: Ho AM, Nelson EA, Walker DG

Published: 2008

Rotavirus Vaccination in Europe: Drivers and Barriers

This review article, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, presents an overview of the status of rotavirus vaccination in Europe. The authors discuss the drivers (including high effectiveness of the vaccines and the effect of universal …

Author: Parez N, Giaquinto C, Du Roure C, et al.

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Vaccine Access and Delivery

This website outlines PATH’s work to provide expertise, tools, and evidence to support rotavirus vaccine access and sustainability in countries where children need them most urgently. It also contains details about specific PATH projects, …

Author: PATH

Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception: Report from an Expert Consultation

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reports on the key issues discussed at a March 2011 meeting of technical experts and public health officials to review emerging data on intussusception related to current rotavirus …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2011

Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction in the Americas: Progress and Lessons Learned

In this review, published in Expert Review of Vaccines, researchers evaluated the feasibility and sustainability of introducing the rotavirus vaccine in Latin America. They examined policy development, rotavirus surveillance, and the …

Author: de Oliveira LH, Danovaro-Holliday MC, Matus CR, Andrus JK

Published: 2008

Rotavirus Vaccine RIX4414 (Rotarix™): A Pharmacoeconomic Review of its Use in the Prevention of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Developing Countries

This article, published in Pharmacoeconomics, provides an overview of the clinical profile of rotavirus vaccine RIX4414 (Rotarix™) in the prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis in developing countries, followed by a comprehensive review of …

Author: Plosker GL

Published: 2011

Rotavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Basic information on rotavirus vaccines and their addition to the US routine immunization schedule.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2006

Rotavirus Vaccine—A Powerful Tool to Combat Deaths From Diarrhea

This editorial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, comments on recent efficacy trials of rotavirus vaccine in South Africa and Malawi and a postmarketing study in Mexico. Based on the data, the author recommends the introduction …

Author: Santosham M

Published: 2010

Rotavirus Vaccines - WHO Position Paper

This article, published in Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's recommendations on rotavirus vaccines and related activities, including vaccine introduction, surveillance of rotavirus disease, and studies to …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

Rotavirus Vaccines: An Update - WHO Position Paper

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, summarizes the World Health Organization's recommendations on rotavirus vaccines and related activities, including vaccine introduction, surveillance of rotavirus disease, and …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2009

Rotavirus Vaccines and Health Care Utilization for Diarrhea in the United States (2007–2011)

This article, published in Pediatrics, reports on a study that examined reductions in diarrhea-associated health care utilization after rotavirus vaccine implementation in the United States (US) in order to assess direct and indirect effectiveness …

Author: Leshem E, Moritz RE, Curns AT, et al.

Published: 2014

Rotavirus Vaccines for Children in Developing Countries

This supplemental issue of Vaccine summarizes data on the performance of rotavirus vaccines to help maximize their impact in developing countries and adds to the body of evidence demonstrating that rotavirus vaccines are a safe, proven, …

Author: Steele AD, Neuzil KM, Parashar UD, eds.

Published: 2012

Rotavirus Vaccines: Recent Developments and Future Collaborations

This article, published in Nature Reviews - Microbiology, outlines new advances in understanding rotavirus infection, prevention through vaccination, and what we can learn from existing vaccines in order to inform the development of future …

Author: Angel J, Franco M, Greenberg H

Published: 2007

Rotavirus Vaccines: WHO Position Paper - January 2013

This article, published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record, reaffirms the World Health Organization's recommendation that rotavirus vaccines should be included in all national immunization programs, especially in countries with high death rates. …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2013

Rotavirus Vaccines--Early Success, Remaining Questions

In this editorial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors discuss the introduction of two new rotavirus vaccines, RotaTeq and Rotarix, in the United States. Vaccine use showed marked change in rotavirus activity for 2008, even …

Author: Parashar UD, Glass RI

Published: 2009

Rotavirus-Associated Hospitalization and Emergency Department Costs and Rotavirus Vaccine Program Impact

The New Vaccine Surveillance Network began conducting surveillance for the economic burden of rotavirus in three counties in the United States (Hamilton County, Ohio; Davidson County, Tennessee; and Monroe County, New York) in 2006 and continued …

Author: Kilgore A, Donauer S, Edwards KM, et al.

Published: 2013

Rotaviruses: Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Disease Yet Many Fundamental Questions Remain to Be Explored

This editorial, published in Current Opinion in Virology, details the molecular structure and pathogenesis of rotavirus and outlines important areas for further research of current rotavirus vaccines. These include the causes of decreased efficacy …

Author: Estes MK, Desselberger U

Published: 2012

Routine Laboratory Testing Data for Surveillance of Rotavirus Hospitalizations to Evaluate the Impact of Vaccination

Researchers used laboratory and hospital data of children admitted to two US hospitals with acute gastroenteritis to assess the need for routine rotavirus testing and determine disease burden. Findings confirmed the need for continued surveillance …

Author: Patel MM, Tate JE, Selvarangan R, et al.

Published: 2007

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