Effect of Human Rotavirus Vaccine on Severe Diarrhea in African Infants

This article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, discusses a study on the efficacy of rotavirus vaccine in Africa. Results showed 30.2 percent efficacy against all-cause severe gastroenteritis. The study concluded that rotavirus vaccine significantly reduced the incidence of severe rotavirus gastroenteritis among African infants during the first year of life.

Author(s): Madhi SA, Cunliffe NA, Steele D, et al.

Published: 2010

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    Citation: Madhi SA, Cunliffe NA, Steele D, et al. Effect of Human Rotavirus Vaccine on Severe Diarrhea in African Infants. New England Journal of Medicine. 2010;362(4):289-298.