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3i.9 Will a second dose be necessary in younger children?




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This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax lynng@alsirat.com with numerous contributions by others.

3i.9 Will a second dose be necessary in younger children?

The question of a "booster" dose remains uncertain at this point. The
manufacturer has agreed to perform postmarketing studies to determine
the long-term effects of the vaccine and whether there is a need for a
booster immunization.

 

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