Scourge of Rotavirus, Ways to Stop it

This commentary, authored by Drs. Laxman Shrestha and Mathuram Santosham, originally appeared in The Himalayan Times on March 28, 2016. This month, hundreds of thousands of children will get access to rotavirus vaccines in India with the start of a national...

5 ways to stop 200,000 child deaths

This commentary, authored by Dr. Mathuram Santosham, originally appeared in Devex on March 9, 2016. This month, hundreds of thousands of children will get access to rotavirus vaccines in India with the start of a national introduction that marks Asia’s largest to...
Announcing 2016 Active Member Committee

Announcing 2016 Active Member Committee

While a total of nearly 80 countries worldwide have introduced rotavirus vaccines into their national immunization program, over 90 million infants still lack access—70% of the world’s infants. The ROTA Council recognizes the urgency of the task of rolling out...

Diarrheal Disease: The Unfinished Agenda

This post originally appeared in Impatient Optimists on November 9, 2015. By Dr. Mathuram Santosham In 1980, the first summer I worked on the White Mountain Apache reservation, a community of fewer than 10,000 people in Arizona, so many babies were dying of diarrhea...