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how long does the immunity last after post exposure vaccination against rabies/?

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>10 years, but...: There is good evidence to suggest that the rabies vaccination provides long term immune memory (>10 years). Whether that response would be sufficient to completely protect someone from a new exposure 10 years down the line is somewhat vague. Because of this, it is recommended that you get a booster if you are exposed to rabies again (2 shots instead of initial 4).
Answered on Sep 8, 2013

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