Who should not take Boostrix?

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Individuals with a severe illness, fever or an infection should not use Boostrix (Tdap) until they have recovered. This vaccine is designed for individuals 10 to 64 years of age, and should not be used by other age groups. Never use Boostrix if you have had a severe allergic reaction to it or other vaccines. The incidence of serious side effects of Boostrix is very low.

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