Why does the world need another rotavirus vaccine?

  title={Why does the world need another rotavirus vaccine?},
  author={Richard L. Ward and Monica M Mcneal and A. Duncan Steele},
  journal={Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management},
  pages={49 - 63}
A "Meeting on Upstream Rotavirus Vaccines and Emerging Vaccine Producers" was held at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland on March 28-30, 2006. The purpose was to discuss, evaluate, and weigh the importance of additional rotavirus vaccine candidates following the successful international licensure of rotavirus vaccines by two major pharmaceutical companies (GlaxoSmithKline and Merck) that had been in development for many years. Both licensed vaccines are composed of live… CONTINUE READING


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