Breakthrough in Child Immunisation

Professor Julie Bines has led a team to make a world breakthrough in reducing child mortality, with the development of a natural immunisation which can now be administered at birth. The World Health Organisation recommendation that all children be immunised to prevent severe rotavirus gastroenteritis, a deadly diarrhoeal disease, is more likely to become a reality with the announcement that the new vaccine for the disease has been developed specifically for newborns.

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