A 42-year-old member asked:
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I forgot to refrigerate my typhoid vaccine pills, will they still work?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
It might: But the longer it remained at room temperature, the more it can deteriorate.
Answered on Oct 25, 2012

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