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White Paper – Rotavirus: Common, Severe, Devastating, Preventable

This white paper provides a comprehensive source of information on rotavirus disease and vaccines. The 50-page synthesis includes the latest evidence and programmatic information about: rotavirus disease burden; vaccines in global use, nationally available vaccines, and new vaccines on the horizon; World Health Organization recommendations and key guidance on vaccine administration; public health impact of vaccines in high-, middle-, and low-income countries; cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccines; emerging data and areas for further research; and 21 recommendations for stakeholders to scale up coverage of rotavirus vaccines to all children.

Author: ROTA Council

Published: 2016

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Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Introduction and service delivery, Immunization financing, Disease burden and surveillance, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global