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Eurosurveillance, Volume 21, Issue 42, 20 October 2016
Eurosurveillance editorial team: ECDC launches public consultation on rotavirus vaccination in infancy

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Citation style for this article: Eurosurveillance editorial team. ECDC launches public consultation on rotavirus vaccination in infancy. Euro Surveill. 2016;21(42):pii=30374. DOI:

Received:19 October 2016; Accepted:20 October 2016

On 17 October, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) launched a public consultation on the preliminary scientific advice document ‘Expert opinion on rotavirus vaccination in infancy’. The consultation is open until 28 November 2016.

The aim of the consultation is to harvest input for the ECDC expert opinion which should provide European Union/European Economic Area Member States with scientific opinion and expert opinion to support the decision-making process on the possible introduction and monitoring of routine vaccination against rotavirus-induced gastroenteritis in infants.

Please read more here on how to submit contributions.

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