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Bacterial Protein Found Effective Against Diarrheal Disease

Researchers are using a bacterial protein to both treat and prevent rotavirus, a viral infection that causes an estimated half-million deaths a year among young children. A rotavirus vaccine that has reduced the number of cases in the U.S. and other Western countries by 90 percent does not work particularly well in the developing world. The reasons are unclear. Researchers think the vaccine is ineffective because of co-infections, which are common in less developed countries, or the type...

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