Vaccine 2021 Apr 29. Epub 2021 Apr 29.
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Mittlestrasse 43, 3012 Bern, Switzerland; Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Children's University Hospital of Bern, University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse, 3010 Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:
Background: Rotavirus (RV) infection is the leading cause of diarrhoea-associated morbidity and mortality globally among children under 5 years of age. RV vaccination is available, but has not been implemented in many national immunisation plans, especially in highly developed countries. This systematic review aimed to estimate the prevalence and incidence of health care use for RV gastroenteritis (RVGE) among children aged under 5 years in highly developed countries without routine RV vaccination. Read More