Rare Rotavirus Strain Identified In Indonesian Children

Genetic sequencing reveals that a third of the acute gastroenteritis cases affecting children in Indonesia from 2015 to 2016 were caused by a rare strain of rotavirus.

Rotaviruses Use Blood Group Antigens

Researchers have shown that rotaviruses bind to Type A antigens, using them to infect cells.

Rotavirus Infection Accelerates Diabetes In Mice

The protective immune response to rotavirus infection also triggers harmful autoimmunity that could result in Type I diabetes.

Deadly Diarrhea Caused By Wastewater Irrigation Of Crops

The use of wastewater to irrigate crops is exposing children in Asia to a high risk of rotavirus infection and other deadly disease, scientists say.

India Develops First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine

The Government of India and Bharat Biotech have announced positive Phase III results from India's first indigenous, low-priced rotavirus vaccine.

Medicago Inc And Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Enter Into Vaccine Alliance

Medicago Inc. has entered into a strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation to develop and commercialize at least three new vaccines together.