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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: m | 2007/06/25

Q.

Rotavirus

Can a two and a half year old be vaccinated against rotavirus?
The info leaflet (Rotarix) states that 1x before 14 weeks and then another before 24 weeks with 4 weeks apart. Nothing about older children...

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The Rotavirus vaccine cannot be given to children older than 6 months.

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