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A 27-year-old male asked:

if you had the rabies vaccine 3 years ago and a booster 1year ago and get exposed to rabies ,would you need another series of shots?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: The primary and boosted series are both considered protective for at least 2 years.Those in high risk settings are encouraged to get a booster or have antibody tests at 2 years out to see if another booster is needed.

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Last updated Jul 6, 2017

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