Update on rotavirus vaccines

Joseph S. Bresee*, Umesh D. Parashar, Marc Alain Widdowson, Jon R. Gentsch, A. Duncan Steele, Roger I. Glass

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Rotavirus was discovered in 1973, and 10 years later the first report of a rotavirus vaccine clinical trial appeared. This update reviews the epidemiology of rotavirus infections, assesses past and current vaccines and presents ideas for implementation of vaccination programs in developed and developing countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)947-952
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Epidemiology
  • Review
  • Rotavirus
  • Rotavirus vaccine


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