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Rotavirus is a contagious virus that can cause gastroenteritis (inflammation of the stomach and intestines). Symptoms include severe watery diarrhea, often with vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. Infants and young children are most likely to get rotavirus disease. They can become severely dehydrated and need to be hospitalized and can even die.

 

Rotavirus Topics

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About Rotavirus

Describes symptoms of rotavirus disease, how it spreads, treatment...

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Vaccination

Provides information about rotavirus vaccines...

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Clinical Information

Overview of clinical features, the virus, diagnosis, treatment and prevention...

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Rotavirus in the U.S.

Information about rotavirus burden, impact, seasonality and risk factors as well as link to CDC surveillance systems that monitor rotavirus...

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Textbooks and Publications

Lists selected scientific articles, chapters from CDC manuals...

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Multimedia

Web feature, App, podcasts, and videos...

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