Funding for this research was provided by:
Indian Council of Medical Research ([5/8-1(189)/TF/2011-12-ECD])
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ([OPP1053989])
Fogarty International Center (D43TW007392)
Received: 18 January 2020
Accepted: 23 September 2020
First Online: 9 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the institutional review boards (ethics committees) of Christian Medical College (CMC, Vellore), National Institute of Virology (NIV, Pune), National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED, Kolkata), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi), and all the site specific ethics committees. Children less than 5 years of age hospitalized with acute watery diarrhoea were eligible and enrolled after obtaining written informed consent from the parents/guardian.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.