Rotavirus Vaccination Coverage Among Infants Aged 5 Months -- Immunization Information System Sentinel Sites, United States, June 2006-June 2009

Bartlett, D. L.; Parashar, U. D.; Cortese, M. M.; Esposito, D. H.
May 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/7/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 17, p521
The article discusses the results of the analysis conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on data from Immunization Information System (IIS) sentinel sites to assess trends on the use of a rotavirus vaccine (RV) on infants aged 5 months from June 2006 to June 2009. Findings revealed that RV coverage increased after vaccine introduction. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended the inclusion of a second rotavirus vaccine to be administered at ages two and four months.


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