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Can my child get their second dose earlier than 8 weeks?

In most cases, physicians recommend waiting 8 weeks for a second dose for children to maximize their protection. This advice has not changed with the arrival Omicron, though physicians are watching the situation very closely.

If you want to consider an earlier second dose for your child, please talk to their pediatrician, family doctor or specialist. They will help you understand the benefits and risks of an earlier second dose so you can make an informed decision.

The minimum approved interval between first and second doses is three weeks.

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