Rotavirus vaccine is proving its worth

Since vaccination became routine, U.S. children’s hospitalizations for intestinal woes have dropped

kids hospitalized for gastroenteritis and for rotavirus infection

GOING DOWN  The number of kids hospitalized for gastroenteritis and for rotavirus infection dropped sharply after routine vaccinations began in 2006. Widespread vaccinations blunted the seasonal peak of these cases typically seen in the winter and spring. 

E. Leshem et al/JAMA 2015

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