Tertiary Catalogue

Developing a Vaccine: Rotavirus

Disease and Treatment

The rotavirus will infect every child by the age of five. The World Health Organisation recommends national immunisation programs against the virus, but what are the advantages and disadvantages? This documentary style clip investigates the virus and its impact, the development of vaccines, and the benefits of immunisation for individual and community. Interviewed for the clip are Dr Ruth Bishop, a member of the team that discovered the virus, and Dr Karl Kirkwood.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2013
Duration: 12 min
Series: Disease and Treatment
Printable Resources: Yes

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