Prevention and Treatment

Handwashing, disinfectant use, and other sanitary measures help limit the spread of rotaviruses. An effective attenuated vaccine was approved in 1998, but despite its worldwide potential for saving lives, it was withdrawn the next year because it increased the risk of a rare potentially fatal kind of bowel obstruction. Efforts are continuing to develop a safe vaccine.

Norwalk Virus Gastroenteritis

Norwalk viruses are responsible for almost half the cases of viral gastroenteritis in the United States. Their name comes from Norwalk, Ohio, the place where they were first implicated in an epidemic of gastroenteritis.

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