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India On Saturday To Begin Nationwide Rotavirus Immunization Campaign

Wall Street Journal: India Sets Major Offensive Against Deadly Virus
“…The highly contagious rotavirus, which can be contracted from food or water contaminated with feces, kills about 120,000 children under the age of five each year in India. On Saturday, India is set to begin one of the biggest public health campaigns in its history, with plans to immunize millions of children against the virus, which can also stunt growth among survivors…” (Bhattacharya, 3/24).

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