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What are the contraindications to Dengvaxia?

Dengvaxia is contraindicated for people with a history of immediate hypersensitivity to any vaccine component or a previous dose of this vaccine. A complete list of vaccine components is available in the package insert at www.fda.gov/media/124379/download.

Dengvaxia is a live-attenuated vaccine and also is contraindicated in children with severe immunodeficiency or immunosuppression due to underlying disease or therapy, including children with symptomatic HIV infection or CD4+ T-lymphocyte count of less than 200 per cubic milliliter.

Lack of laboratory evidence of previous dengue infection is also a contraindication to Dengvaxia. www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/dengue/hcp/recommendations.html.

Last reviewed: February 16, 2022

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