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is the hepatitis a vaccine effective?

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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience Internal Medicine
HAV vaccine: Hep a vaccine is able to provide protection after 2 weeks of administration and is effective upto 94-100%.
Answered on Feb 16, 2015
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Altho not perfect...: ..It seems to be very effective with no serious reported side effects. And ceratinly much safer than the disease.
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

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