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  • Picture of RotaTeq Rotavirus Vaccine

    Rotavirus Vaccine Side Effects

    The most severe rotavirus vaccine side effect is intussusception, a potentially deadly intestinal blockage. Risk estimates range from 1 in 20,000 to 1 in 100,000 infants who get rotavirus vaccines....

  • Rotavirus Vaccine

    Two rotavirus vaccines (Rotateq® and Rotarix®) are recommended for babies to reduce the risk of gastroenteritis. One of the most severe vaccine side effects is intussusception, a life-threatening intestinal blockage....