A child, 2 years and six months old, was given the first two doses of Rabipur (anti-rabies vaccine) on the scheduled date, that is the zero and third day of the monkey bite. However, due to lack of knowledge, both the times, it was given in the gluteal region. The third dose was given on the deltoid area, and the fourth dose is due in three days. Kindly advice what is to be done further.
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The fourth and fifth shot of anti-rabies vaccine has been received. My child has a hoarseness of voice from the last 30 days, without any other symptoms such as fever, cough, vomiting, etc. The local doctors prescribed some antibiotic, anti-allergy medicines. Kindly advice what to do further.
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You have taken five doses instead of four. You have been extra cautious. But, that is good.
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