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Experts meet in Mexico to discuss vaccine

Thursday, July 8, 2004 Last updated 6:17 a.m. PT

By FIONA SMITH
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

MEXICO CITY -- The childhood illness Rotavirus kills more than 600,000 youngsters a year, some 100,000 more than previously believed, according to a study released in Mexico's capital Wednesday.

The report was made public as hundreds of scientists, public health experts, government officials and pharmaceutical representatives kicked off the three-day International Rotavirus Symposium.

Article: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apscience_story.asp?category=1500&slug=Mexico%20Childhood%20Illness