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Cost-Effectiveness of Childhood Rotavirus Vaccination in Taiwan

This paper, published in the journal Vaccine, investigates whether routine infant immunization with either currently licensed rotavirus vaccine could be cost-effective in Taiwan. The authors modeled specific disease outcomes including hospitalization, emergency department visits, hospital outpatient visits, physician office visits, and death. Cost-effectiveness was analyzed from the perspectives of the health care system and society.

Author: Wu CL, Yang YC, Huang LM, Chen KT

Published: 2009

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Citation: Wu CL, Yang YC, Huang LM, Chen KT. Cost-Effectiveness of Childhood Rotavirus Vaccination in Taiwan. Vaccine. 2009;27(10):1492-1499.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Immunization financing, Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Asia