Rotavirus is a viral infection of the digestive tract. It is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants and children, especially those under two years of age. In fact, it is estimated that virtually every child will have… Continue Reading



Chickenpox is a classic childhood disease caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus. It is highly contagious and spreads through the air from an infected person’s coughing and sneezing or by direct contact with fluid from the blisters. Once a person has… Continue Reading


Commonly known as the flu, influenza is a viral respiratory infection. It affects people of all ages but children, whose immune systems are not fully mature, may be more susceptible to complications such as pneumonia. The flu season in Singapore… Continue Reading