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is pre-exposure rabies vaccine safe during breastfeeding? may it be excreted to the milk?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No data: It's use is so sporadic that we have no long term studies on use in pregnancy or breastfeeding. That said, available vaccines are made from inactivated (killed) virus which makes risk of any related problem unlikely.
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
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