Rotavirus - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   In which of the following districts vaccination against Rotavirus diarrhoea is provided?

1) Andhra Pradesh
2) Odisha
3) Bihar

a. 1, 2
b. 1, 3
c. 2, 3
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1, 2


  • Under Universal Immunization Programme of the Government of India, vaccines are given to children against vaccine preventable diseases.
  • These vaccines are against Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Poliomyelitis, Tuberculosis, Measles, Hepatitis B, Meningitis and Pneumonia due to Haemophilus Influenzae type B.
  • In addition, vaccination against Japanese Encephalitis is carried out in endemic districts and vaccination against Rotavirus diarrhoea is provided in four states (Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh).