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Why do doctors push the rotavirus vaccine. The virus is harmless in us?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: You Are Wrong

Since the introduction of the vaccine, it is estimated that the number of children requiring ed visits has decreased 75% from 400, 000/year to 100, 000/year. And in the usa several dozen deaths from rotavirus per year has decreased.
And you think this is harmless!

In brief: You Are Wrong

Since the introduction of the vaccine, it is estimated that the number of children requiring ed visits has decreased 75% from 400, 000/year to 100, 000/year. And in the usa several dozen deaths from rotavirus per year has decreased.
And you think this is harmless!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
Thank
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not harmless

In addition to causing severe illness of up to a week or more, since it often occurs in epidemic form in daycare centers and other areas in which children are present, parents must stay home and this accounts for lost work days and income.
That is in addition to patients who may require hospitalization, and for the rare death.

In brief: Not harmless

In addition to causing severe illness of up to a week or more, since it often occurs in epidemic form in daycare centers and other areas in which children are present, parents must stay home and this accounts for lost work days and income.
That is in addition to patients who may require hospitalization, and for the rare death.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
Thank
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