The Full Impact of Rotavirus Vaccines in Africa Has Yet to Be Realized

A. Duncan Steele*, George E. Armah, Jason M. Mwenda, Carl D. Kirkwood

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Abstract

Africa bears the brunt of diarrheal mortality globally. Rotavirus vaccination rates are high across the continent and demonstrate impact on diarrheal disease reduction. Nevertheless, there is room for significant improvement in managing rotavirus vaccine coverage, in access to recognized public services such as appropriate medical care, including oral rehydration therapy and improved water and sanitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S1-S4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume76
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2023
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Africa
  • Diarrhea
  • Rotavirus vaccines

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