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A 34-year-old female asked:

Will sterilisation of milk bottles help to prevent rotavirus infection in babies?

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Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 24 years experience
A better way: Effective handwashing will go a lot further in preventing rotavirus infection. However, if rotavirus is on the bottles, sterilization will kill it. But it won't help if someone with rotavirus on their hands fixes the bottle.

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