Rotavirus http://www.kplu.org en Gates announces new push to conquer deadly rotavirus http://www.kplu.org/post/gates-announces-new-push-conquer-deadly-rotavirus <p>It kills anywhere from a quarter-million to half-a-million kids every year and is one of the world&rsquo;s leading causes of child mortality.</p><p>But it wasn&rsquo;t too long ago hardly anybody had even heard of it: Rotavirus. It is the killer bug that set off Bill Gates and gave direction to his philanthropy. Now his foundation is launching a major new global jab against rotavirus and another big killer of young children, pneumococcal disease.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 21:30:00 +0000 Tom Paulson 2743 at http://www.kplu.org Gates announces new push to conquer deadly rotavirus