State of the field: Vaccines as a sucker punch to gut pathogens

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State of the field: Vaccines as a sucker punch to gut pathogens hrandall Wed, 04/19/2017 – 16:32 Apr 23, 2017 defeatDD Vaccines against rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhea in children, are dramatically reducing diarrhea hospitalizations in countries where they’ve been introduced. Image: PATH.   Vaccines are one of the most cost-effective, lifesaving tools available in the arsenal to defeat diarrheal disease and other intestinal bugs that impact child health. And as part of an integrated approach, including good nutrition and improvements to water, sanitation, and hygiene—they can not only save lives but also prevent illness altogether.

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State of the field: Vaccines as a sucker punch to gut pathogens