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  • Influenza
  • For Children

Do any children age 9 years need two total doses during an influenza season?

Yes, but only if the 9-year-old meets all of the criteria below:

  • they turned 9 years old during the current season, and
  • they received one dose during the current season before turning 9, and
  • they have no or unknown history of receiving any previous dose of influenza vaccine before July 1 of the current year.
Last reviewed: September 10, 2023

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