Potential intussusception risk versus health benefits from rotavirus vaccination in Latin America

With the recent postlicensure identification of an increased risk of intussusception with rotavirus vaccine, the 14 Latin American countries currently using rotavirus vaccine must now weigh the health benefits versus risks to assess whether to continue vaccination. This research found that the health benefits of vaccination far outweigh the short-term risks and support continued rotavirus vaccination in Latin America.

This article, co-authored by Umesh Parashar, can be accessed here.