Rotavirus particle, computer illustration. This virus particle consists of an RNA (ribonucleic acid) core surrounded by a triple layered capsid. Rotaviruses are probably the most common viruses to infect humans and animals. They are associated with gastroenteritis and diarrhoea - typically infecting the intestines of children aged from 6 months to 3 years. The viruses are spread in faeces.
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