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Cost-Effectiveness and Potential Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in the United States

This study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examines the costs and benefits of routine rotavirus vaccination for infants in the US, using a hypothetical cohort of unvaccinated infants. Researchers determined that, at current prices, routine vaccination would unlikely be cost-savings but may still be cost-effective.

Author: Widdowson MA, Meltzer MI, Zhang X, et al.

Published: 2007

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(Located at pediatrics.aappublications.org)

Citation: Widdowson MA, Meltzer MI, Zhang X, et al. Cost-effectiveness and Potential Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in the United States. Pediatrics. 2007;119(4):684-697.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Immunization financing, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: North America and Europe