Who Should NOT Get Vaccinated with these Vaccines?

Because of age, health conditions, or other factors, some people should not get certain vaccines or should wait before getting them. Read the guidelines below for each vaccine.

Adenovirus vaccine

Some people should not get adenovirus vaccine.

A woman who learns she was pregnant when she got the vaccine, or becomes pregnant within 6 weeks after vaccination, should contact the Adenovirus Vaccine Pregnancy Registry at 1-866-790-4549. This will help us learn how pregnant women and their babies respond to the vaccine.

Note: Adenovirus vaccine is approved for use only among military personnel.

This information was taken directly from the Adenovirus VIS
(This information taken from Adenovirus VIS dated 7/14/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Anthrax vaccine

Some people should not get anthrax vaccine.

This information was taken directly from the Anthrax VIS
(This information taken from Anthrax VIS dated 3/10/10. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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DTaP vaccine (Diphtheria, Tetanus, & acellular Pertussis)

Some children should not get DTaP vaccine or should wait.

Ask your health care provider for more information. Some of these children should not get another dose of pertussis vaccine, but may get a vaccine without pertussis, called DT. DTaP should not be given to anyone 7 years of age or older.

This information was taken directly from the DTaP VIS
(This information taken from DTaP VIS dated 5/17/07. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Hepatitis A vaccine

Some people should not get hepatitis A vaccine or should wait.

This information was taken directly from the Hepatitis A VIS
(This information taken from Hepatitis A VIS dated 10/25/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Hepatitis B vaccine

Who should not get hepatitis B vaccine?

Your doctor can give you more information about these precautions.

Note: You might be asked to wait 28 days before donating blood after getting hepatitis B vaccine. This is because the screening test could mistake vaccine in the bloodstream (which is not infectious) for hepatitis B infection.

This information was taken directly from the Hepatitis B VIS
(This information taken from Hepatitis B VIS dated 2/2/12. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Hib vaccine

Hib vaccine should not be given to infants younger than 6 weeks of age.

Tell your doctor:

This information was taken directly from the Hib VIS
(This information taken from Hib VIS dated 02/04/14. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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HPV-Cervarix (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine

Some people should not get HPV vaccine or should wait.

This information was taken directly from the HPV-Cervarix VIS
(This information taken from HPV VIS dated 5/3/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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HPV-Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine

Some people should not get HPV vaccine or should wait.

This information was taken directly from the HPV-Gardasil VIS
(This information taken from HPV VIS dated 5/17/13. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Influenza (inactivated) vaccine

Some people should not get inactivated influenza vaccine or should wait.

Tell the person who gives you the vaccine:

This information was taken directly from the Inactivated Influenza VIS
(This information taken from Inactivated Influenza VIS dated 7/26/13. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Influenza (live) vaccine

Some people should not receive LAIV.

Tell the person who gives you the vaccine:

This information was taken directly from the Live Influenza VIS
(This information taken from Live Influenza VIS dated 7/26/13. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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JE Ixiaro (Japanese Encephalitis) vaccine

Some people should not get JE vaccine.

If you will be traveling for fewer than 30 days, especially if you will be staying in urban areas, tell your doctor. You might not need the vaccine.

This information was taken directly from the Japanese Encephalitis VIS
(This information taken from Japanese Encephalitis VIS dated 1/24/14. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella ) vaccine

Some people should not get MMR vaccine or should wait.

This information was taken directly from the MMR VIS
(This information taken from MMR VIS dated 4/20/12. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella) vaccine

Children should not get MMRV vaccine if they:
Check with your doctor if the child:

Children who are moderately or severely ill at the time the shot is scheduled should usually wait until they recover before getting MMRV vaccine. Children who are only mildly ill may usually get the vaccine.

Ask your provider for more information.

This information was taken directly from the MMRV VIS
(This information taken from MMRV VIS dated 5/21/10. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Meningococcal vaccine

Some people should not get meningococcal vaccine or should wait.

Except for children with sickle cell disease or without a working spleen, meningococcal vaccines may be given at the same time as other vaccines.

This information was taken directly from the Meningococcal VIS
(This information taken from Meningococcal VIS dated 10/14/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate) vaccine

Some children should not get PCV13 or should wait.

Anyone who has had a life-threatening allergic reaction to a dose of this vaccine, to an early pneumococcal vaccine called PCV7 (or Prevnar), or to any vaccine containing diphtheria toxoid (for example, DTaP) should not get PCV13.

Anyone with a severe allergy to ay component of PCV13 should not get the vaccine. Tell your doctor if the person being vaccinated has any severe allergies.

If the person scheduled for vaccination is sick, your doctor might decide to reschedule the shot on another day.

This information was taken directly from the PCV13 VIS
(This information taken from PCV13 VIS dated 2/27/2013. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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PPV23 (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide) vaccine

Some people should not get PPSV or should wait:

This information was taken directly from the PPSV VIS
(This information taken from PPSV VIS dated 10/6/09. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Polio vaccine

Some people should not get IPV or should wait.

These people should not get IPV:

These people should wait:

Ask your health care provider for more information.

This information was taken directly from the IPV VIS
(This information taken from IPV VIS dated 11/08/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Rabies vaccine

Talk with a doctor before getting rabies vaccine if you:
  1. ever had a serious (life-threatening) allergic reaction to a previous dose of rabies vaccine, or to any component of the vaccine; tell your doctor if you have any severe allergies,
  2. have a weakened immune system because of:
    • HIV/AIDS or another disease that affects the immune system,
    • treatment with drugs that affect the immune system, such as steroids,
    • cancer, or cancer treatment with radiation or drugs.

If you have a minor illness, such as a cold, you can be vaccinated. If you are moderately or severely ill, you should probably wait until you recover before getting a routine (non-exposure) dose of rabies vaccine.

If you have been exposed to rabies virus, you should get the vaccine regardless of any other illnesses you may have.

This information was taken directly from the Rabies VIS
(This information taken from Rabies VIS dated 10/6/09. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Rotavirus vaccine

Some people should not get this vaccine.

This information was taken directly from the Rotavirus VIS
(This information taken from Rotavirus VIS dated 8/26/13. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccine

Some people should not get shingles vaccine or should wait.

A person should not get shingles vaccine who:

Someone with a minor acute illness, such as a cold, may be vaccinated. But anyone with a moderate or severe acute illness should usually wait until they recover before getting the vaccine. This includes anyone with a temperature of 101.3° F or higher.

This information was taken directly from the Shingles VIS
(This information taken from Shingles VIS dated 10/6/09. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Smallpox (Vaccinia) vaccine

This medication guide replaces the Smallpox VIS. It is to be used before one receives the vaccination. Medical Guide for vaccination with ACAM2000 [6 pages](10/1/09)

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Td (Adult Tetanus & Diphtheria) vaccine

Some people should not be vaccinated or should wait.

This information was taken directly from the Td VIS
(This information taken from Td-Tdap VIS dated 2/4/14. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Tdap vaccine (Combined Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis)

This information was taken directly from the Tdap VIS
(This information taken from Td-Tdap VIS dated 5/9/13. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Typhoid vaccine

Some people should not get typhoid vaccine or should wait.

Inactivated Typhoid Vaccine (Shot)

Live Typhoid Vaccine (Oral)

Ask your doctor or nurse for more information.

This information was taken directly from the Typhoid VIS
(This information taken from Typhoid VIS dated 5/29/12. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine

Some people should not get chickenpox vaccine or should wait.

Ask your provider for more information.

This information was taken directly from the Varicella VIS
(This information taken from Varicella VIS dated 3/13/08. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

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Yellow Fever vaccine

Who should not get the yellow fever vaccine?

If you cannot get the vaccine for medical reasons but require proof of yellow fever vaccination for travel, your doctor can give you a waiver letter if he considers the risk acceptably low. If you plan to use a waiver, you should also contact the embassy of the countries you plan to visit for more information.

This information was taken directly from the Yellow Fever VIS
(This information taken from Yellow Fever VIS dated 3/30/11. If the actual VIS is more recent than this date, the information on this page needs to be updated.)

 

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