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What is the rate of incidence of viral gastrointestinal infections?

Viral gastrointestinal infections are the nearly the most common type of illness. In the United States, they are the second most common, and in some parts of the world it's a leading cause of death in children. Every year, millions of people are stricken with diarrhea caused by viral gastrointestinal infections.

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