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The Indian government announced Tuesday the development of a new low-cost vaccine proven effective against a diarrhea-causing virus that is one of the leading causes of childhood deaths across the developing world.
Medications May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A handful of pathogens are causing most diarrhoeal deaths and illness in children worldwide and should be targeted
New research in The Lancet reports that just four pathogens—rotavirus, Cryptosporidium, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli producing heat-stable toxin, and Shigella—are causing most cases of moderate-to-severe diarrhoea among ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—An executive for a Swiss international foundation says it will soon help Haiti vaccinate thousands of children against contagious rotavirus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Norovirus, the infamous stomach bug that's sickened countless cruise ship passengers, also wreaks havoc on land.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pediatric rotavirus vaccination also indirectly protects unvaccinated adults from the highly contagious cause of severe diarrhea and vomiting, suggests a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study published in this week's PLOS Medicine, which suggests that the additional children's lives saved by removing the age restrictions for rotavirus vaccination in low- and middle-income countries would be much greate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Canada should show leadership in supporting adoption of the rotavirus vaccination in developing countries, but it must also ensure that all Canadian infants are vaccinated against the virus, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Me ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Otago is playing a major role in the international development of a new low-cost oral vaccine to protect newborn babies against rotavirus.
Medications Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although some data have suggested a possible increased risk of intussusception (when a portion of the small or large intestine slides forward into itself, like a telescope) after administration of the pentavalent rotavirus ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine is being tested in the US that may protect against the norovirus, which causes "stomach flu" or acute viral gastroenteritis, that can occur in confined living settings such as cruise ships, ...
Medications Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Vaccinating infants against rotavirus also prevents serious disease in unvaccinated older children and adults, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This helps reduce rotavirus-related ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccination against rotavirus, a major cause of severe acute gastroenteritis in children, dramatically decreased hospitalization rates for the infection among infants in three U.S. counties, according to a new study published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0