Effect of rotavirus vaccination on death from childhood diarrhea in Mexico.

@article{Richardson2010EffectOR,
  title={Effect of rotavirus vaccination on death from childhood diarrhea in Mexico.},
  author={V. Richardson and J. Hernandez-Pichardo and M. Quintanar-Solares and Marcelino Esparza-Aguilar and Brian R. Johnson and C. M. G{\'o}mez-Altamirano and U. Parashar and M. Patel},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={362 4},
  pages={
          299-305
        }
}
  • V. Richardson, J. Hernandez-Pichardo, +5 authors M. Patel
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND A phased introduction of a monovalent rotavirus vaccine occurred in Mexico from February 2006 through May 2007. We assessed the effect of vaccination on deaths from diarrhea in Mexican children in 2008 and 2009. METHODS We obtained data on deaths from diarrhea, regardless of cause, from January 2003 through May 2009 in Mexican children under 5 years of age. We compared diarrhea-related mortality in 2008 and during the 2008 and 2009 rotavirus seasons with the mortality at baseline… CONTINUE READING

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