A 21-year-old member asked:
Can better hygiene prevent rotavirus infection?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes.: Good handwashing is key! rotavirus causes bad diarrhea and in newborns, elderly and people with weak immune systems, can cause severe dehydration... And sometimes death. Another way to prevent rotavirus is to have your infant vaccinated. The vaccine is safe and effective. Cheers!
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Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Yes. Wash hands constantly.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 13, 2013
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