Progress in the Introduction of Rotavirus Vaccine -- Latin America and the Caribbean, 2006-2010

December 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/2/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 47, p1611
The article discusses the progress in the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in the Caribbean and Latin America from 2006 to 2010. It says that one of the leading causes of childhood mortality and morbidity related to diarrhea in the regions is rotavirus disease. According to the author, national immunization schedules in various countries including El Salvador, Mexico and Brazil, started in January 2011.


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