The link between rotavirus vaccination and intussusception: implications for vaccine strategies.

@article{Cale2002TheLB,
  title={The link between rotavirus vaccination and intussusception: implications for vaccine strategies.},
  author={Catherine M. Cale and Nigel J Klein},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={11-2}
}
By the age of five years, between 1 in 40 and 1 in 77 children in Europe and the USA will have been hospitalised for rotavirus diarrhoea. Although health care and economic costs of the illness are high, mortality in developed countries is very low. In contrast with the developing world, and despite considerable efforts to educate carers in simple oral rehydration therapy, it is estimated that 600 000–800 000 children, or 1 in 40 children in the first five years of life, die annually from… CONTINUE READING

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