Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 10th, 1997
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in childhood. While a major cause of illness in the United States, it strikes especially hard in poor countries.
The vaccine has been tested on nearly 18,000 children and has already been shown to be highly effective in the United States and other developed countries. However, some experts wondered whether it would do as good a job in poor countries, where bad nutrition and infection with other viruses...
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