[Q&A] Rotavirus

Question: Hi, anak saya sudah 5 month plus. Masih boleh ambil rotavirus vaksin tak? (belle)

Answer: Puan, this is the ACIP guideline on Rotavirus 1) Do not start the rotavirus vaccine series before 6 weeks of age. 2) Do not start the rotavirus vaccine series after a child has reached 14 weeks, 6 days. In other words, if the child is 15 weeks of age do not start the rotavirus series, because of insufficient data on the safety of the 1st dose in older infants. 3) Do not give any dose of rotavirus vaccine after a child reaches 8 months of age (8 months, 0 days) because of insufficient data on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in infant