PATH is working with partners including WHO, the GAVI Alliance, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase access to existing rotavirus vaccines and accelerate the development of other new diarrhea vaccines. Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrheal disease in children worldwide and is responsible for the deaths of more than 500000 children each year, 85 percent of whom live in developing countries. defeatDD.org is PATH's site aimed at providing tools to inform and inspire advocates committed to joining their voices and raising awareness about diarrheal disease.
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