|Type||Journal Article - Emerging infectious diseases|
|Title||Increased rotavirus prevalence in diarrheal outbreak precipitated by localized flooding, Solomon Islands, 2014|
Flooding on 1 of the Solomon Islands precipitated a nationwide epidemic of diarrhea that spread to regions unaffected by flooding and caused >6,000 cases and 27 deaths. Rotavirus was identified in 38% of case-patients tested in the city with the most flooding. Outbreak potential related to weather reinforces the need for global rotavirus vaccination.
|»||Solomon Islands - Population and Housing Census 2009|