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Is there a safe vaccination that will prevent rotavirus infection?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, Rotateq vaccine

The old vaccine 20 years ago had intussusception side effects (intestinal problem).
New RotaTeq doesn't seem to have the side effect, meaning the chance of getting intuss. Is the same with or without rotateq. Rotateq is safe enough for babies, to prevent rotavirus diarrhea&dehydration (& death in 3rd world countries). Gsk-rotarix caused a slight increase in intuss. In mexico (1 in 100, 000 babies).

In brief: Yes, Rotateq vaccine

The old vaccine 20 years ago had intussusception side effects (intestinal problem).
New RotaTeq doesn't seem to have the side effect, meaning the chance of getting intuss. Is the same with or without rotateq. Rotateq is safe enough for babies, to prevent rotavirus diarrhea&dehydration (& death in 3rd world countries). Gsk-rotarix caused a slight increase in intuss. In mexico (1 in 100, 000 babies).
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Yes there are several on the market, but only given at present to infants starting at 2 m/a usually.
A proven safe , effective vaccine

In brief: Yes

Yes there are several on the market, but only given at present to infants starting at 2 m/a usually.
A proven safe , effective vaccine
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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