09 August 2022, 2:56 pm. 1 minute
Reuters exclusively reported that supplies of a vaccine to prevent the deadly rotavirus infection in children have either run out in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal and Cameroon or are close to doing so, after disruptions at drugmaker GSK. The World Health Organization estimates that up to 200,000 children die each year from the highly contagious infection, which is the leading cause globally of severe, dehydrating gastroenteritis in children under the age of five.
Topics of Interest: Health
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / scoop
Media Types: Text