Rotavirus gastroenteritis is caused by rotavirus that infects the stomach and bowel. Rotavirus gastroenteritis is common in infants and young children. Children under five years of age, especially those between 6 months and two years are most vulnerable to the disease.
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Generic protocols for monitoring impact of rotavirus vaccination on gastroenteritis disease burden and viral strains, January 2009. [pdf 1.18 Mb]