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Human Rotavirus Vaccine Rotarix Provides Protection Against Diverse Circulating Rotavirus Strains in African Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

This article, published in BMC Infectious Diseases, discusses a study where Rotarix® vaccine demonstrated efficacy against severe gastroenteritis caused by diverse circulating rotavirus types. These data add to evidence that the vaccine provides heterotypic protection.

Author: Steele AD, Neuzil KM, Cunliffe NA, et al.

Published: 2012

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Citation: Steele AD, Neuzil KM, Cunliffe NA, et al. Human Rotavirus Vaccine Rotarix Provides Protection against Diverse Circulating Rotavirus Strains in African Infants: a Randomized Controlled Trial. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2012;12:213.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa