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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 Solutions

This fact sheet provides a technical perspective of PATH's work on rotavirus vaccines for children in the developing world. It includes an overview of PATH's efforts to increase access to and effectiveness of existing rotavirus vaccines, as well as …

Author: PATH

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 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

Safety and Efficacy of a Pentavalent Human-Bovine (WC3) Reassortant Rotavirus Vaccine

This study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the safety and efficacy of Merck’s rotavirus vaccine (RotaTeq®), with a focus on determining risk of intussusception.

Author: Vesikari T, Matson D, Dennehy P, et al.

Published: 2006

Safety and Efficacy of an Attenuated Vaccine Against Severe Rotavirus Gastroenteritis

This study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, evaluated the safety and efficacy of GSK’s rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®), with a focus on determining risk of intussusception.

Author: Ruiz-Palacios G, Pérez-Schael I, Velázquez F, et al.

Published: 2006

Setting Research Priorities to Reduce Global Mortality From Childhood Diarrhea by 2015

To assist donors in understanding the potential of different research avenues to contribute to reducing the burden of disease and disability, the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) of the Global Forum for Health Research recently …

Author: Fontaine O, Kosek M, Bhatnagar S, et al.

Published: 2009

Software for National-Level Vaccine Cold Chain Equipment Management

The Cold Chain Equipment Manager (CCEM) is an inventory and planning tool that utilizes Microsoft Access–based software and analytic tools to help with data collection and analysis. Planning algorithms, data visualization, system modeling, and …

Author: University of Washington, PATH

Published: 2012

State of the Art of New Vaccines: Research and Development

This document analyzes research and development activities for vaccines against infectious diseases of public health importance. Disease groups covered include diarrheal disease, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory infections, bacterial …

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2006

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

Published: 2009

Statement Regarding Rotarix and RotaTeq Rotavirus Vaccines and Intussusception

This statement summarizes several post-licensure evaluations on rotavirus vaccines and intussusception that were presented to the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Some studies performed outside the United States have detected a …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2010

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

Published: 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

Published: 2006

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