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How does the rotavirus infections spread?

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Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Fecal-oral: Mainly by fecal-oral route via contaminated hands utensils food and drink.
Dr. Ivy Fisher
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Rotovirus: This virus can spread thru contaminated surfaces touched by infected stools i.e. infants in daycare. Good hand washing is encouraged to prevent spreading.

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How is a rotavirus spread?

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Dr. Willam Lau
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Oral-fecal: Virus is passed from person to person by oral-fecal route.

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