A 24-year-old member asked:
Is it still possible to get swine flu after a vaccination for it?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sure: No vaccine is 100% effective and no vaccine will produce a rsponse in all recipients. However, it's likely that if you get the illness after vaccination, that the infection wil be less severe than without vaccination.
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Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Vaccines: Yes complete conversion of everyone does not occur but by vaccinating most people we reduce the over all population risk
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A 37-year-old member asked:
I have bronchitis. Should I get the swine flu vaccination tomorrow?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Ok if not too ill: Mild illnesses need not cause one to postpone a flu shot. The current flu shot contains protection against h1n1 flu, another flu a, and a flu b. It is ok for a person with mild bronchitis to get the flu shot, if he has not other medical reasons for not getting the shot.
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Last updated Jan 26, 2019
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