Projected Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of a Rotavirus Vaccination Program in India, 2008
The authors of this article, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, aimed to determine the potential impact and cost-effectiveness of a national rotavirus vaccination program in India. They compared the national rotavirus disease and cost burden with and without a vaccination program and assessed the cost-effectiveness of vaccination. Model inputs included measures of disease and cost burden, vaccine performance, and vaccination coverage and cost. The authors concluded that a national rotavirus vaccination program in India would prevent substantial rotavirus morbidity and mortality and would be highly cost-effective at a range of vaccine prices.
Author: Esposito DH, Tate JE, Kang G, Parashar UD
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Citation: Esposito DH, Tate JE, Kang G, Parashar UD. Projected Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of a Rotavirus Vaccination Program in India, 2008. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2011;52(2):171-177.
Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal