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A 31-year-old male asked:

Thanks for the info,actually here in india the flu shot is not matching the present strain h1n1.to get the h1n1 it's not possible without a govt doc. i'm still trying to get in touch as i will be travelling to places where many people have contacted the s

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Yes: I think it is worth trying to obtain the vaccination especially in a high risk zone. If you do develop symptoms of the flu, taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir) during the first day or two of the illness will help to shorten the duration of the illness.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2016

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