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What happens if I miss a dose of the rabies vaccine?

If you miss a dose of rabies vaccine, your doctor will help you reschedule it as soon as possible. It is important not to miss doses of rabies vaccine, especially if you are being treated after encountering a rabid animal. If you discover that you have missed a dose, call your doctor's office immediately if they have not already called. You may be able to reschedule your dose for the same day.

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