Recent News

Apr 20, 2017

News Scan for Apr 20, 2017

New Saudi MERS case
Rotavirus vaccine effects
Mar 22, 2017

News Scan for Mar 22, 2017

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

News Scan for Oct 06, 2016

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

News Scan for Aug 25, 2016

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

News Scan for Oct 09, 2015

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

News Scan for Jun 25, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Pneumococcal vaccine timing
Waterborne outbreaks
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures
Jun 10, 2015

News Scan for Jun 10, 2015

Mideast MERS cases
More H7N9 in China
Effect of rotavirus vaccine
Acid suppression and C diff
Vaccine exemptions
Zika virus alert
May 26, 2015

Food Safety Scan for May 26, 2015

E coli in Washington kids
Salmonella in Canada
Rotavirus declines in children
Apr 10, 2015

News Scan for Apr 10, 2015

US flu season declines
Rotavirus vaccine impact
Tests for drug-resistant bacteria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abeid KA, Jani B, Cortese MM, et al. Monovalent rotavirus vaccine effectiveness and impact on rotavirus hospitalizations in Zanzibar, Tanzania: data from the first 3 years after introduction. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Nov 3)

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)

Gruber JF, Hille DA, Liu GF, et al. Heterogeneity of rotavirus vaccine efficacy among infants in developing countries. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Jan;36(1):72-8

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

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)

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

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)

Schwartz LM, Halloran ME, Rowhani-Rahbar A, et al. Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in low-income settings: an evaluation of the test-negative design. Vaccine 2016 (published online Nov 18)

Silapong S, Sakpaisal P, Bodhidatta L, et al. Genotypic distribution of rotavirus in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: an association of G9 with more severe diseases. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Feb 6)

Thomas SL, Walker JL, Fenty J, et al. Impact of the national rotavirus vaccination programme on acute gastroenteritis in England and associated costs averted. Vaccine 2016 (published online Dec 20)

Wu D, Yen C, Yin ZD, et al. The public health burden of rotavirus disease in children younger than five years and considerations for rotavirus vaccine introduction in China. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Dec;35(12):392-8

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