Monitoring of rotavirus vaccination in Morocco: establishing the baseline burden of rotavirus disease.

@article{Benhafid2012MonitoringOR,
  title={Monitoring of rotavirus vaccination in Morocco: establishing the baseline burden of rotavirus disease.},
  author={Mohammed Benhafid and Ahmed Rguig and T. Raghu Trivedi and Maria Elqazoui and Nadia A. Teleb and Nezha Mouane and Abdelkarim Filali Maltouf and Umesh Parashar and Manish Patel and Rajae El Aouad},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 46},
  pages={
          6515-20
        }
}
BACKGROUND Rotavirus is a leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Clinical trials for two rotavirus vaccines recommended by the WHO for global use since 2009 have successfully demonstrated the safety and efficacy of these vaccines in a wide range of countries. To control the burden of severe and fatal diarrheal disease, the Ministry of Health of Morocco introduced the single strain rotavirus vaccine into their national immunization program in 2010. METHODS We employed a… CONTINUE READING
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