Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul Offit

Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul Offit

Dr. Paul Offit (right) and his colleague, Dr. H. Fred Clark, worked together on developing a vaccine against rotavirus. Rotavirus causes severe diarrhea, dehydration, and — left untreated — death in children. The vaccine they developed along with Dr. Stanley Plotkin is credited with saving many, many lives. Today is Dr. Offit’s birthday.


One thought on “Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul Offit

  1. Happy Birthday Dr. Offit!

    I so admire you…not only for the rotavirus vaccine, but for all your efforts to reach out to parents to teach them about vaccines, and the serious, sometimes deadly, diseases they prevent.

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