Burden of invasive pneumococcal disease among children in rural Mozambique: 2001-2012

Abstract

BACKGROUND Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) is a major cause of illness and death among children worldwide. 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) was introduced as part of the Mozambican routine immunization program in April 2013. We characterized the IPD burden in a rural area of Mozambique before PCV introduction and estimated the potential… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190687

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