Direct and Indirect Effects of Rotavirus Vaccination Upon Childhood Hospitalizations in 3 US Counties, 2006–2009

This article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, is about an active, population-based surveillance for rotavirus gastroenteritis hospitalizations in three United States counties to assess the impact of rotavirus vaccines. The study found that, compared with 2006, a significant reduction in rates of hospitalization for rotavirus infection was observed in 2008 among all age groups.

Author(s): Payne DC, Staat MA, Edwards KM, et al.

Published: 2011

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    Citation: Payne DC, Staat MA, Edwards KM, et al. Direct and Indirect Effects of Rotavirus Vaccination Upon Childhood Hospitalizations in 3 US Counties, 2006–2009. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2011. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir307.