Rotavirus vaccines: Rapid rollout is saving lives

May 11, 2015


More than 75 countries have introduced rotavirus vaccines in less than 10 years – the fastest scale up of a child vaccine ever. Children who are vaccinated are 50-94% less likely to be hospitalized for severe rotavirus diarrhea, but the vaccines aren’t reaching all children. Rotavirus is still responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths per year. Help us share this story so we can protect all children from rotavirus.