Rotavirus Vaccine:Rotavirus (RV) Vaccine
Rotavirus is a leading severe gastroenteritis like vomiting and diarrhea in babies and in young children worldwide. To overcome this problem two different rotavirus vaccines are licensed after being tested in clinical trials, they are RotaTeq® (RV5) and Rotarix® (RV1).
The doses are recommended at these ages:
• First Dose: at 2 months of age
• Second Dose: at 4 months of age
• Third Dose: at 6 months of age