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How to protect against spread of Rotovirus

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral-fecal: Virus is passed from person to person by oral-fecal route.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Fecal-oral: Mainly by fecal-oral route via contaminated hands utensils food and drink.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
23 years experience Pediatrics
Immunize &wash hands: Rotavirus is one of the most common and potentially serious intestinal viral infections in the us. It is spread by contact, not through the air. So ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vaccines: Decreases the risk of infection but does not protect 100%. If they do get the infection, it tends to be a much less severe infection.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Stomach Bug: Rotavirus is one of the most common viral causes of gastroenteritis in children. Typical sypmtoms include vomitting and diarrhea. Most infants in th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Very: Yes, very.
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience General Practice
Not likely: Rotavirus is though to spread via the fecal-oral route, so infection occurs in areas of poor sanitation. Good hand washing helps to prevent spread of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Everyone heals differently. I am sorry i can't be more specific, but our bodies are different in how they react to viruses.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
3 doses: Infant typically gets rotavirus vaccine at 2, 4, and 6 months of age.
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