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A 26-year-old female asked:

My child vaccined for hep b when she born . she is now 8 years old doctor talk us to get hep b vaccine again ? why this happens

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Basics: The initial dose is recommended at birth. However a 2nd & sometimes a 3rd dose are part of the series. These boosters are meant to build on that initial dose & prolong protection for decades that would otherwise fail sooner.
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Last updated Mar 19, 2020

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