US Doctors Group Recommends Another New Vaccine For Infants!

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The American Academy of Pediatrics Wednesday added another vaccine to the list of those it recommends be given to infants and children.
The vaccine is designed to protect children from rotavirus, a common winter infectious disease that results in diarrhea and low-grade fever.
The group said it was telling its members that the vaccine should be given to infants at two, four and six months of age. In the United States alone, the academy said, the infection is responsible for 50,000 hospitalizations each year. It is a major health problem in poor countries where it often results in death. The vaccinations previously recommended by the group are for hepatitis B, for a form of influenza, polio, diptheria-pertussis-tetanus, measles-mumps-rubella and chicken pox. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a rotavirus vaccine in August.