Impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood deaths from diarrhea in Brazil.


OBJECTIVES Rotavirus vaccination was introduced in Brazil in March 2006, targeting an annual birth cohort of approximately 3.5 million. We analyzed trends in all-cause gastroenteritis-related deaths in children <5 years of age during the pre- and post-vaccination periods. METHODS Data from the National Immunization Program and the Mortality Information… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.11.007


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