Globally, rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in early childhood affecting almost all children under five years of age. A rotavirus vaccine is now available and recommended for infants at 6 weeks and 4 months of age.

Further information

For further information please see the fact sheet or contact your local public health unit on 1300 066 055.

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Current as at: Thursday 29 August 2019
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