A 42-year-old member asked:
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do you give a 7 year old a meningitis shot in the u.s. ?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Current recommendation is for the first Menactra vaccine at 11 years of age and a booster at 16 years of age.
Answered on May 28, 2019

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