Rotavirus infection

Rotavirus. Credit: CDC/ Jessica A. Allen

Rotaviruses are the single most important cause of severe diarrhoeal illness in infants and young children worldwide. By the age of five years most children irrespective of socioeconomic setting will have been infected at least once. While infected, many children will be in need of medical attention due to extensive fluid loss.

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Expert opinion on rotavirus vaccination in infancy

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PRECEPT: An evidence assessment framework for infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control

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Expert opinion on rotavirus vaccination in infancy: public consultation opens

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Impact of rotavirus vaccination

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