Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 25th, 2002
It's a difficult quest: The first rotavirus vaccine was pulled off the market in 1999 after a life-threatening side effect struck some U.S. babies, making American parents cautious about testing new, hopefully safer, versions. But doctors in developing countries, where rotavirus hits hardest, are telling public health experts they're desperate for protection.
"This is a disease that's democratic. Every kid in the world gets it. Every kid in the...
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