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Can better hygiene prevent rotavirus infection?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 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!
Dr. Howard Fertel
33 years experience
Yes: Yes. Wash hands constantly.

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