Rotavirus is a vaccine preventable disease. Speak to your doctor today.Read more
The symptoms of gastroenteritis are the same for most bacterial agents - diarrhea, spasmodic pain and vomiting.
However, the rotavirus gastroenteritis is different.
The time spent in a hospital is hard for children and it may cause the parents a great amount of stress to see their little baby exhausted, immobilized and hooked to an IV for hydration.
Almost all children will be infected with rotavirus before their 5th birthday. It is more common in younger children and up to 1 in 3 babies will be infected in the first few months of their lives. Rotavirus infection is the most common cause of childhood hospitalization in Europe due to diarrhea and vomiting, yet parents know very little about this highly contagious virus. Symptoms can last...Read more
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