This is a home-service Rotavirus vaccination administered by a licensed medical practitioner and includes a vaccination card.
Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus that can cause severe diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain in infants and young children. It is transmitted through contact with contaminated surfaces, objects, or fecal matter, and is a common cause of hospitalization among young children.
Frequency of shots, dosing schedule
This vaccine is administered orally, and the recommended dosing schedule involves giving the ﬁrst dose before the child is 15 weeks old and completing all doses before the child turns 8 months old.
Who can use this:
Children who have not been given this vaccine before 15 weeks of age.
Who cannot use this:
Children who have had a severe allergic reaction to a previous dose of the vaccine or have severe combined immunodeﬁciency should not receive the vaccine. Additionally, babies who are moderately or severely ill, including those with moderate or severe diarrhea or vomiting, should wait until they have recovered before receiving the vaccine.