Rotavirus vaccine will be introduced in March
Jaipur : Rotavirus vaccine will likely be introduced in the state in March along with Tripura, Assam, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu in second phase. In Rajasthan, 17.25 lakh children will be benefited with the introduction of this vaccine.

The vaccine will be given to children with age limit of 6, 10 and 14 weeks as 5 drops per child.

In the first phase, it has already been launched in Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha. This vaccine will strengthen immunity of children against diarrhoea— one of the leading causes child mortality in country. A workshop on introduction of rotavirus vaccine in the state was conducted in Jaipur by National Health Mission on Wednesday....