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is it crucial my teenage son have the hepatitis a vaccine?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Crucial?: No. But a good idea.
Answered on Oct 30, 2012
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends where you live. In texas it is a required vaccine if you want to attend school as there are more cases of hepatitis a as compared to some other states.
Answered on Jul 29, 2017

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