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Antibody levels naturally fall over the years, plus individual immunity levels will vary from individual to individual

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Q: Why would a person have no immunity to Hepatitis B after having the hep b vaccination series done twice?
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Which person most likely will fail to develop active immunity following vaccination?

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What happens if you get a vaccination twice?

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What is the definition of artificial immunity?

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