By Ali and Brooke

Here is a girl getting a diarrhea shot.

How does it spread

The spread of the infection can be reduced if adults and children wash their hands carefully after every diaper change or toilet visit, and before preparing and eating food. Many different germs cause diarrhea.

This is a type of medicine.

How can this illness be prevented

access to safe drinking water,improved sanitation, hand washing with soap,breastfeeding for six months of life,good personal and food hygiene and get vaccines.

what causes diarrhea

An infection,chronic problem, a temporary problem or intestinal disease.

what are some symptoms

Abdominal cramping pain, nausea, black,bloody or pussy stools, temperature above 101.4, no improvement after 24 hours.

This is a boy getting one of the shots

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