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A 22-year-old male asked:

If i had a current h1n1 flu infection and were given the h1n1 vaccine, will it prevent a future h1n1 infection if i was to be exposed to the virus again after my body clear the first infection?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
H1N1: Theoretically you should be protected after a second exposure unless the h1n1 virus mutates.
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