Recent News

Mar 04, 2021

News Scan for Mar 04, 2021

Rapid respiratory test and antibiotics
Global flu stays low
West Africa Ebola response
Rotavirus vaccine for humanitarian settings
Apr 30, 2020
Childhood vaccination

Study highlights impact of childhood vaccines on antibiotic use

The study provides clear evidence of the power of childhood vaccines on reducing the antibiotic resistance burden.

Sep 30, 2019

News Scan for Sep 30, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More US measles
Rotavirus vaccine efficacy
Shorter rabies post-exposure prophylaxis
Aug 15, 2019

News Scan for Aug 15, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Australian flu activity analysis
Rotavirus vaccine impact
Lyme serologic testing
Feb 11, 2019

News Scan for Feb 11, 2019

Ebola cases climb to 816
Rotavirus household transmission
Flu vaccination and children's hospitalizations
Dengue exposure and Zika pregnancy
Aug 13, 2018

News Scan for Aug 13, 2018

No link between maternal Tdap and autism
Rotavirus vaccine impact
Legionellosis seasonal shift
Jul 23, 2018

News Scan for Jul 23, 2018

Measles in the Americas
Rotavirus vaccine and high-risk babies
Apr 26, 2018

News Scan for Apr 26, 2018

Modified FMD virus
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Midwest measles
Rotavirus patterns
Listeria and soft cheese
CWD not spread to monkeys
Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception
Feb 22, 2018

News Scan for Feb 22, 2018

Kratom recall
TB in young people
New oral rotavirus vaccine
Avian flu outbreaks
Seasonal flu timing

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abu-Elyazeed R, Klein NP, Moerman L, et al. Concomitant administration of a liquid formulation of human rotavirus vaccine (porcine circovirus-free) with routine childhood vaccines in infants in the United States: Results from a phase 3, randomized trial. Vaccine 2020 (published online Oct 17)

Ardura-Garcia C, Kreis C, Rakie M, et al. Rotavirus disease and health care utilisation among children under 5 years of age in highly developed countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2021 (published online Apr 29)

Bennett A, Pollock L, Bar-Zeev N, et al. Community transmission of rotavirus infection in a vaccinated population in Blantyre, Malawi: a prospective household cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis 2020 (published online Dec 21)

Bhandari N, Antony K, Balraj V, et al. Assessment of risk of intussusception after pilot rollout of rotavirus vaccine in the Indian public health system. Vaccine 2020 (published online Jun 16)

Celma CC, Beard S, Douglas A, et al. Retrospective analysis on confirmation rates for referred positive rotavirus samples in England, 2016 to 2017: implications for diagnosis and surveillance. Eurosurveill 2020 Oct 29;25(43)

Cho HK, Hwang SH, Nam HN, et al. Incidence of intussusception before and after the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in Korea. PLoS One 2020 (published online Aug 28)

Donato CM, Roczo-Farkas S, Kirkwood CD, et al. Rotavirus disease and genotype diversity in older children and adults in Australia. J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jul 21)

Esona MD, Ward ML, Wikswo ME, et al. Rotavirus genotype trends and gastrointestinal pathogen detection in the United States, 2014-16: results from the New Vaccine Surveillance Network. J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Apr 2)

Giri S, Kumar G, Khakha SA, et al. Diversity of rotavirus genotypes circulating in children < 5 years of age hospitalized for acute gastroenteritis in India from 2005 to 2016: analysis of temporal and regional genotype variation. BMC Infect Dis 2020 (published online Oct 9)

Gower CM, Stowe J, Andrews NJ, et al. Sustained declines in age group-specific rotavirus infection and acute gastroenteritis in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals during the five years since rotavirus vaccine introduction in England. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online May 27)

Haber P, Tate J, Marquez PL, et al. Safety profile of rotavirus vaccines among individuals aged ≥8 months of age, United States, vaccine adverse event reporting system (VAERS), 2006-2019. Vaccine 2020 (published online Nov 29)

Huang WT, Juan YC, Liu CH, et al. Intussusception and Kawasaki disease after rotavirus vaccination in Taiwanese infants. Vaccine 2020 (published online Jul 28)

Huang YC, Wu FT, Huang YC, et al. Long-term effectiveness of pentavalent and monovalent rotavirus vaccines against hospitalization in Taiwan children. Vaccine (published online Aug 5)

Jenney AW, Reyburn R, Ratu FT, et al. The impact of the rotavirus vaccine on diarrhoea, five years following national introduction in Fiji. Lancet 2020 (published online Nov 25)

Koyuncu A, Simuyandi M, Bosomprah S, et al. Nutritional status, environmental enteric dysfunction, and prevalence of rotavirus diarrhoea among children in Zambia. PLoS One (published online Oct 2)

Kumar CP, Giri S, Chawla-Sarkar M, et al. Epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea among children less than 5 years hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis prior to rotavirus vaccine introduction in India. Vaccine 2020 (published online Nov 7)

McGeoch LJ, Finn A, Marlow TD. Impact of rotavirus vaccination on intussusception hospital admissions in England. Vaccine 2020 Jul 31;38(35):5618-26

Muchaal PK, Hurst M, Desai S. Provincial rotavirus immunization programs and the impact on Canadian children. Can Commun Dis Rep 2021 Feb;47(2):97-104

Mwanga MJ, Owor BE, Ochieng JB, et al. Rotavirus group A genotype circulation patterns across Kenya before and after nationwide vaccine introduction, 2010–2018. BMC Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jul 13)

Mwenda JM, Hallowell BD, Parashar U, et al. Impact of rotavirus vaccine introduction on rotavirus hospitalizations among children under 5 years of age—World Health Organization African Region, 2008-2018. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jun 5)

Ronnelid Y, Bonkoungou IJ, Ouedraogo N, et al. Norovirus and rotavirus in children hospitalized with diarrhoea after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Burkina Faso. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Oct 1)

Sun ZW, Fu Y, Lu HL, et al. Association of rotavirus vaccines with reduction in rotavirus gastroenteritis in children younger than 5 years: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials and observational studies. JAMA Pediatr 2021 (published online May 10)

Toczylowski K, Jackowska K, Lewandowski D, et al. Rotavirus gastroenteritis in children hospitalized in northeastern Poland in 2006-2020: severity, seasonal trends, and impact of immunization. Int J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jun 2)

Truong DT, Kang JM, Tran NT, et al. Rotavirus genotype trends from 2013 to 2018 and vaccine effectiveness in southern Vietnam. Int J Infect Dis 2021 (published online Feb 14)

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