A 48-year-old member asked:
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if you have the flu when is it safe to return to work again?

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Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Fever free: Good rule of thumb with infectious diseases is you need to be fever free for 24 hours. Just think of the golden rule - if you would be upset if someone else came to work in your condition, then you shouldn't be there either.
Answered on Jan 30, 2020
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
A week from 1st Sx: Many people can be fever free after 24 hrs on Tamiflu or other antivirals. However they can still spread the flu in droplets from a cough or saliva. You are considered contagious for 7 days from the 1st symptom, fever.
Answered on Jan 7, 2018

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