Rotavirus vaccines continue to reduce diarrhea hospitalizations, medical costs in US kids

Rotavirus vaccines continue to reduce diarrhea hospitalizations, medical costs in US kids

Aug 10 2017

Following the introduction of routine childhood vaccination against rotavirus, a common cause of diarrheal illness, more than 380,000 children avoided hospitalization for diarrhea from 2008 to 2013 in the U.S., thus saving an estimated $1.2 billion in direct medical costs.

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