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Aug 10, 2017

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Zika birth defects
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Anthrax in wild animals
Novel botulism neurotoxin
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Saudi MERS case
Resistance, stewardship in Asia Pacific
More chikungunya
New rotavirus vaccine
Apr 20, 2017

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New Saudi MERS case
Rotavirus vaccine effects
Mar 22, 2017

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Heat-stable rotavirus vaccine
Zika attack rates
US boosts Brazilian beef inspection
Oct 06, 2016

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HPV vaccine uptake
Mumps in Arkansas
Amish measles outbreak lessons
Global burden of disease
Aug 25, 2016

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Estimates of severe MERS
New FSMA guidance
TB rates in India
Intussusception and rotavirus vaccine
Jan 26, 2016

News Scan for Jan 26, 2016

More cucumber Salmonella
Rotavirus vaccine in Rwanda
Oct 09, 2015

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Effective rotavirus vaccines
Antibiotic stewardship for C diff
H5N6 in Laos
Cholera in Iraq
Jun 25, 2015

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Saudi MERS case
Pneumococcal vaccine timing
Waterborne outbreaks
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Baker JM, Alonso WJ. Rotavirus vaccination takes seasonal signature of childhood diarrhea back to pre-sanitation era in Brazil. J Infect 2017 (published online Oct 11)

Bruijining-Verhagen P, Nipshagen MD, de Graaf H, et al. Rotavirus disease course among immunocompromised patients; 5-year observations from a tertiary care medical centre. J Infect 2017 (published online Aug 13)

Burnett E, Jonesteller CL, Tate JE, et al. Global impact of rotavirus vaccination on childhood hospitalizations and mortality from diarrhea. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 18)

de Deus N, Chilaule JJ, Cassocera M, et al. Early impact of rotavirus vaccination in children less than five years of age in Mozambique. Vaccine 2017 (published online Nov 8)

Groome MJ, Koen A, Fix A, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of a parenteral P2-VP8-P[8] subunit rotavirus vaccine in toddlers and infants in South Africa: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 5)

Hiramatsu H, Suzuki R, Nagatani A, et al. Rotavirus vaccination can be performed without viral dissemination in the neonatal intensive care unit. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Nov 20)

Hofstetter AM, Lacombe K, Klein EJ, et al. Risk of rotavirus nosocomial spread after inpatient pentavalent rotavirus vaccination. Pediatrics 2017 (published online Dec 6)

Hoque SA, Kobayashi M, Takanashi S, et al. Role of rotavirus vaccination on an emerging G8P[8] rotavirus strain causing an outbreak in central Japan. Vaccine 2017 (published online Nov 26)

Inchauste L, Patzi M, Halvorsen K, et al. Impact of rotavirus vaccination on child mortality, morbidity and rotavirus-related hospitalizations in Bolivia. Int J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 13)

Isanaka S, Guindo O, Langendorf C, et al. Efficacy of a low-cost, heat-stable oral rotavirus vaccine in Niger. N Engl J Med 2017 Mar 23;376(12):1121-30

Kassim P, Eslick GD. Risk of intussusception following rotavirus vaccination: an evidence based meta-analysis of cohort and case-control studies. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 22)

Kirkwood CD, Ma LF, Carey ME, et al. The rotavirus vaccine development pipeline. Vaccine 2017 (published online Apr 7)

Kondo K, Tsugawa T, Ono M, et al. Clinical and molecular characteristics of human rotavirus G8P[8] outbreak strain, Japan, 2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 18)

Krishnarajah G, Kageleiry A, Korves C, et al. Public health impact of Rotarix vaccination among commercially insured children in the United States. Vaccine 2017 (published online Aug 1)

Lamrani A, Tubert-Bitter P, Hill C, et al. A benefit-risk analysis of rotavirus vaccination, France, 2015. Euro Surveill 2017 Dec 14;22(50):pii=17-00041

Maphalala G, Phungwayo N, Masona G, et al. Early impact of rotavirus vaccine in under 5 year old children hospitalized due to diarrhea, Swaziland. Vaccine 2017 (published online Aug 1)

Martinon-Torres F, Greenberg D, Varman M, et al. Safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of pentavalent rotavirus vaccine manufactured by a modified process. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Apr;36(4):417-22

Mo Z, Mo Y, Li M, et al. Efficacy and safety of a pentavalent live human-bovine reassortant rotavirus vaccine (RV5) in healthy Chinese infants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Vaccine 2017 (published online Sep 19)

Mohan VR, Ramanujam K, Babji S, et al. Rotavirus infection and disease in a multi-site birth cohort: results from the MAL-ED study. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 3)

Mwenda JM, Burke RM, Shaba K, et al. Implementation of rotavirus surveillance and vaccine introduction — World Health Organization African Region, 2007-2016. MMWR 2017 Nov 3;66(43):1192-6

Operario DJ, Platts-Mills JA, Nadan S, et al. Etiology of severe acute watery diarrhea in children in the Global Rotavirus Surveillance Network using quantitative PCR. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 21)

Platts-Mills JA, Amour C, Gratz J, et al. Impact of rotavirus vaccine introduction and post-introduction etiology of diarrhea requiring hospital admission in Haydom, Tanzania, a rural African setting. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 29)

related healthcare visits among children <5 years of age after national rotavirus vaccine introduction in Zimbabwe. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Oct;36(10):995-9

Saha S, Santosham M, Hussain M, et al. Rotavirus vaccine will improve child survival by more than just preventing diarrhea: evidence from Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Dec 4)

Saleh E, Eichner B, Clark DW, et al. Open-label pilot study to compare the safety and immunogenicity of pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (RV5) administered on an early alternative dosing schedule with those of RV5 administered on the recommended standard schedule. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2017 (published online Mar 3)

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