700,000 Children Vaccinated in Philippines

Posted: August 14th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Passport Health Sarasota-Bradenton Announcements, Travel Vaccines Updates | Comments Off on 700,000 Children Vaccinated in Philippines

About 700,000 children in the Philippines will receive a rotavirus vaccination, thanks to a national immunization program for children, according to Philstar.com. The vaccinations will go to those belonging to the poorest families listed in the National Housing Targeting System for Poverty Reduction. Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and children, according to the World Health Organization.


Rotavirus (Photo credit: AJC1)

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