Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 16th, 1995
Rotaviruses are the major cause of acute diarrheal disease in infants and young children and cause an estimated 830,000 deaths per year.
Development of a successful vaccine is a top priority of the World Health Organization (WHO). Vaccine strategies currently in use include oral inoculation of infants with animal, human, or animal plus human reassortant rotaviruses. A vaccine that consistently protects against rotavirus disease...
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