Rotavirus vaccines: Opportunities and challenges

@article{Grimwood2009RotavirusVO,
  title={Rotavirus vaccines: Opportunities and challenges},
  author={K. Grimwood and S. Lambert},
  journal={Human Vaccines},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={57 - 69}
}
  • K. Grimwood, S. Lambert
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Human Vaccines
  • Each year rotavirus gastroenteritis episodes in young children cause more than 500,000 deaths and 2.4 million hospital admissions worldwide. Vaccine development became a priority when improved personal hygiene and living standards failed to significantly reduce this disease burden. Rotavirus vaccines were developed mimicking natural immunity by protecting against severe gastroenteritis in young children, which would otherwise lead to health-care attendance, hospitalisation or even death… CONTINUE READING
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