Living Proof | A Rotavirus Vaccine’s Journey

These are some short videos I helped produce a few years ago. We shot in Managua, Jinotega, and in some rural communities in El Pantasma. I still work as a production fixer in Nicaragua.

Uploaded on 24 Sep 2009: Diarrheal diseases kills 2 million children every year. Rotavirus is the leading cause of those deaths. And in Nicaragua, rotavirus was hitting children hard. But then a rotavirus vaccine arrived, and its impact was hugely positive. Meet a father and daughter who directly benefited.
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