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How Many Doses of Flu Vaccine Does My Child Need?

One dose or two? With so much information floating around about the flu vaccine, it's easy to get confused about the current recommendations for kids. Use our tool to figure out if your child needs no dose, one dose, or two doses of flu vaccine.

And for more information about the flu — prevention, treatment, and guides — check out our Flu Center.

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Please note: Nasal flu vaccine cannot be used for children under 2 years and kids with certain health conditions.

Reviewed by: Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph
Date reviewed: September 2012



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