Stories: Rotavirus

  • Vaccine Alert

    Children across the country may breathe a little safer. The government has announced the development of a new low-cost vaccine against Rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhoea. Rotavirus is not a commonly known disease, even among the middle class. The first time I heard of it was when my baby was vaccinated for it as part of a slew...

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases in India

    This is the first in a series of five posts leading up to my trip to India to examine issues of child survival with the International Reporting Project via Johns Hopkins University with significant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. For the duration of the trip, I am to consider my self a New Media Journalist...