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Posted On : 18 Jun 2016
what is the latest recomendation regarding doses and schedule of chickenpox vaccine below 13 years of age.
Expert Answer :
The latest recommendations as per American Academy of pediatrics is to administer two doses of Varicella Vaccine ,firat dose at 12-15 months and the second dose at 4-6 years of age along with second dose of MMR.If any child has received one dose earlier and is below 13 years of age,second dose can be given now.The minimum interval between the first and second dose should be 3 months.
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