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British Columbia Specific Information
The rotavirus vaccine helps protect babies against diarrhea and vomiting caused by rotavirus. It is part of the immunization schedule for infants in B.C. The rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®) is given as a series of 2 oral doses. The first dose is given at 2 months of age, and the second at 4 months.
For more information on the rotavirus vaccine, see HealthLinkBC File #104a Rotavirus Vaccine (Rotarix).
See B.C. Immunization Schedules for more information, including the schedule for infants and children.
Adaptation Date: 4/28/2022
Adapted By: HealthLink BC
Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC