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Rotavirus causes severe diarrhea in babies!

Rotavirus infections cause severe diarrhea in babies. It is a major cause of death among young children in poor countries. It is a major cause of hospitalization in wealthy countries, such as the United States. Here's a video about a family whose two unvaccinated children had to be hospitalized because of rotavirus infection.

The introduction of the rotavirus vaccine has the number of babies who have to be hospitalized because of severe diarrhea.Photo by AJC1