RotaShield

Active Ingredient(s): Rotavirus Vaccine
Category: Vaccination



RotaShield Overview

Rotavirus vaccine is a vaccine used to protect against rotavirus infections, which are the leading cause of severe diarrhea among young children.[1] The vaccines prevent 15–34% of severe diarrhea in the developing world and 37–96% of severe diarrhea in the developed world.[2] The vaccines decrease the risk of death among young children due to diarrhea.[1] Immunizing babies decreases rates of disease among older people and those who h...

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