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A 28-year-old male asked:

4th dose of anti rabies vaccine received 2 hours later again exposure can 4th dose of rabies vaccine effective or vaccine another shot next day? again

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
NO: It is not enough to rely on a previous vaccine after exposure to rabies. There are specific protocols involved in the treatment after exposure and all require two or more doses of vaccine.

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Last updated Dec 21, 2014

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