Increased Rotavirus Prevalence in Diarrheal Outbreak Precipitated by Localized Flooding, Solomon Islands, 2014
Forrest K Jones, Albert I Ko, Chris Becha, Cynthia Joshua, Jennie Musto, Sarah Thomas, AxeIle Ronsse, Carl D Kirkwood, Alison Sio, Audrey Aumua, Eric J Nilles
Emerging Infectious Diseases | CENTERS DISEASE CONTROL | Published : 2016
Awarded by National Institutes of Health
Support for the study was provided by the Wilbur G. Downs Fellowship, the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale University, and National Institutes of Health (R01 TW009504). We would like to thank Lavoni Tavoto, Adrian Simbe, the National Referral Hospital Laboratory, the Solomon Islands Red Cross, and Medecins Sans Frontieres for providing assistance with data collection and analysis. We also thank Virginia Pitzer, Jordan Emont, Aref Senno, Georgiana Green, and Soledad Colombe for their valuable insights on study design, analysis and revision and Losalini Vakasavuwaqa for administrative support.The research at MCRI was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. C.D. Kirkwood is director of Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program and WHO Rotavirus Regional Reference laboratory and Collaborating Centre for Health (Rotavirus).