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  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Vaccine Recommendations

Concerning the recommendation for a second dose of varicella vaccine, does CDC recommend that a teen who received only one varicella vaccine when they were preschool age get a second dose now?

Yes. For everyone whose varicella immunity is based on vaccination, 2 doses of varicella vaccine are recommended.

Last reviewed: May 16, 2023

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