Published in Drug Week, January 27th, 2006
Rotavirus is the leading recognized cause of diarrhea-related illness and death among infants and young children. Every year, rotavirus is associated with an estimated 25 million clinic visits, 2 million hospitalizations, and more than 600,000 deaths worldwide among children younger than 5 years of age.
Results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial demonstrated 2 doses...
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