Vaccines for enteric diseases: a meeting summary.

  title={Vaccines for enteric diseases: a meeting summary.},
  author={D. Gentry Steele and Mark Riddle and Lillian van de Verg and Louis Bourgeois},
  journal={Expert review of vaccines},
  volume={11 4},
The 6th Vaccines for Enteric Diseases Symposium was held in Cannes, France, on 14-16 September 2011, drawing approximately 200 vaccine developers, academics and public health experts globally. Infectious diarrhea is a worldwide problem with high mortality and morbidity, particularly among children in the developing world. The WHO estimated approximately 8.8 million deaths in 2008 in young children aged 1-59 months, of which almost 2 million could be attributed to diarrheal illnesses--more than… CONTINUE READING