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Rotavirus

VACCINES AVAILABLE

Rotavirus 5

The vaccine protects against 5 types of rotavirus

LABORATORY

Merck Sharp & Dohme

APPLICATION AGE

From 6 weeks to 26 weeks

VACCINATION SCHEME

3 Dose (2 - 4 - 6 months old)

Rotavirus 1

Protects against 1 type of rotavirus

LABORATORY

Glaxo Smith Kline

APPLICATION AGE

From 6 weeks to 24 weeks

VACCINATION SCHEME

2 Dose (2 - 4 months old)

DISEASES THAT PREVENTS

Rotavirus

DEFINITION

It is a virus that is associated with the development of infections of the digestive system, giving rise to the disease known as gastroenteritis, which causes diarrhea in young children, especially those under five years of age.

SYMPTOMS
  • Watery diarrhea, accompanied by vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. The average time of these symptoms in between 3 and 8 days.
  • Other symptoms: poor appetite and dehydration (loss of body fluids), including: decreased urination, dry mouth and throat, and even dizziness when standing up.
  • Dehydrated children may also have few or no tears when crying and be unusually sleepy or restless.
  • Adults who get rotavirus disease tend to have milder symptoms.
TRANSMISSION

It can be prevented by vaccination.

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