A norovirus vaccine could save 900 lives a year and prevent 109,000 hospital admissions, 465,000 emergency room visits and 2.27 million urgent care visits, Oxford University Press reports for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Health care cost savings from a norovirus vaccine would run between $430 and $740 million annually, according to the study led by Rachel Burke, an epidemiologist with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

 

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