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  • Contraindications & Precautions

For how long should a person of child-bearing age avoid pregnancy after receiving a live attenuated vaccine?

Due to theoretical risk to the developing fetus, ACIP recommends that pregnancy be avoided for four weeks after receiving a live attenuated vaccine (MMR, varicella, live attenuated influenza, yellow fever). This interval may be shorter than that recommended by the manufacturer.

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