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15/07/2013 at 22:28
Is everyone having this now? S had his 8 week jabs today and had this orally. I don't think his brother had it and then someone on FB tonight posted about there being an outbreak.
It's a live vaccine apparently which is a bit of a pain as dad is having chemo but nurse said its fine as long as he doesn't change his nappies which isn't going to happen anyway! Also can't swim for a fortnight
15/07/2013 at 22:33
Someone posted something on fb. Iv never heard of it, what is it? Henry hasn't had any oral meds, does that mean he hasn't?
15/07/2013 at 22:50
I don't know about the vaccine except that its only just been introduced from 1 June I think for first vaccines so babies who has their first jabs before this date won't get it. Same as phasing out of 3rd meningitis jsb
15/07/2013 at 23:01
M had this today as well.. It's being offered to all babies born after 1 May 2013. I vaguely remember it being on the news when first introduced. O had rotavirus at 10 months and was hospitalised and put on a drip for 4 days - it was not nice at all.
15/07/2013 at 23:05
Florrie had this - it was the first day they'd started using it at my practice. We didn't have any issues and they didn't mention side effects. Another one at 12 week jabs spparently
16/07/2013 at 00:28
My leaflet said it not a live vaccine as I wasn't keen if it was live. You want a copy of the leaflet? It's only for babies born from 1 May this year x
16/07/2013 at 04:43
Ah so very new. I'm ok with it being a live vaccine as would so anything to not have a baby in hospital again! Wonder if there are different actual vaccines. I'll have a look through the leaflet later
Missus S- it's a particularly nasty d&v virus
16/07/2013 at 06:31
I heard there has been an outbreak in my County - hence vaccine. Didn't realise it was a Nationwide thing. I used to work in Public Health so would normally hear about things like this at the early stages.
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