RVF began working in Egypt in 2021 to study rotavirus disease prevalence in Egyptian children aged 5 years old and younger. This rotavirus study is being conducted in cooperation with Nile University, the Virology Laboratory of the Egyptian National Research Center, Virology Laboratory of the Central Laboratories of the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Theodor Bilharz Research Institute. This program is in preparation for the universal introduction of Rotavirus vaccine for Egyptian children.

RVF Launches Rotavirus Disease Study in Egypt