Rotavirus Vaccine Saves US $1billion Over 4 Years

  Before the licensing of a vaccine, around 450,000 children died a year due to rotavirus. The virus commonly causes diarrhoea which in many cases leads to hospitalization, and is incredibly infectious. Up until 2006 there was no safe vaccine for Rotavirus. But after the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended a rotovirus vaccine in 2006, morbidity and mortality …

Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All–by Paul Offit

Happy New Year!!! All the best for a successful and fruitful 2012!   Continuing on from last year, here is one more of our amazing speakers for the World Vaccine Congress. The famous Dr Paul Offit. (Stay tuned – more profiles to follow in the next few weeks)   Paul A. Offit, MD is the Chief of the Division of …