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Is it okay to use the first 2 vaccinations even though 5 years have passed since my second vaccine of hepatitis b?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: In general, delay in completing the series does not require you to start over.If anything, you have let the protection of the first two doses decline some, but by completing the third dose you should be well covered for many years.

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