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Aren’t the ACIP recommendations for use of Tdap vaccine in children ages 7 through 9 years and in adults age 65 years and older different from what is on the package inserts?

Yes. Sometimes ACIP makes recommendations that differ from the FDA-approved package insert indications, and this is one of those instances. ACIP recommendations represent the standard of care for vaccination practice in the United States.

Last reviewed: March 31, 2022

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