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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

Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization of US Children: A Systematic Review

This article, published in Pediatrics, reviews the existing literature on the safety of routine vaccines recommended for children in the United States. The authors found evidence that some vaccines are associated with serious adverse events; …

Author: Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, et al.

Published: 2014

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

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.

Published: 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

Published: 2008

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.

Published: 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

Published: 2013

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

Published: 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.

Published: 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

Published: 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.

Published: 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.

Published: 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

Vaccine Development Global Program

This website provides information about the work of PATH’s Vaccine Development Global Program to improve the health of people, especially infants and children living in low-income countries, by accelerating the development of vaccines …

Author: PATH

Vaccine Information Management System (VIMS)

This online database provides a centralized, web-based warehouse for key information related to vaccine access. It includes data on the global uptake of Haemophilus influenzae type b, pneumococcal, rotavirus, and hepatitis B vaccines; demographic …

Author: International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Vaccine Information Statements

This page contains vaccine information statements for a variety of immunizations, which are published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web page also includes links to translations of the statements to many languages other …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) are information sheets used in the United States (US) that explain both the benefits and risks of a vaccine to vaccine recipients. US federal law requires that healthcare staff provide a VIS to a patient, …

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information You Need

This website is a comprehensive and user-friendly source of scientifically accurate and easily navigable immunization information. The site offers parents, other adults, legislators, the media, and others a one-stop shop for learning about vaccines …

Author: Immunization Action Coalition

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