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Rotaviruses: Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Disease Yet Many Fundamental Questions Remain to Be Explored

This editorial, published in Current Opinion in Virology, details the molecular structure and pathogenesis of rotavirus and outlines important areas for further research of current rotavirus vaccines. These include the causes of decreased efficacy in low-income settings, the importance of herd immunity, and virus-host interactions.

Author: Estes MK, Desselberger U

Published: 2012

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Citation: Estes MK, Desselberger U. Rotaviruses: Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Disease Yet Many Fundamental Questions Remain to Be Explored. Current Opinion in Virology. 2012;2(4):369-372.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Rotavirus

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global