Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
What are the benefits and risks of the rotavirus vaccine?

Bottom-line:
In developed countries^ rotavirus vaccine prevents serious diarrhea for one in 22 and reduces hospitalizations for one in 100. There does not appear to be an increase in intussusception rates.


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Publication Date: 2015-11-23
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:36:14