A new study shows the rotavirus vaccine has saved 100,000 hospital visits and nearly $1 billion in medical costs.
rotavirus ro·ta·vi·rus (rō'tə-vī'rəs)
n. pl. ro·ta·vi·rus·es
Any of a group of wheel-shaped RNA viruses of the family Reoviridae, including the human gastroenteritis viruses that cause infant diarrhea. Also called gastroenteritis virus type B.