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How long does it take for the h1n1 vaccine to work?

How long does it take for the h1n1 vaccine to work?

Not a separate vacci: H1N1 is not a separate vaccine but is incorporated in the annual flu vaccine.It start working right away.But according to CDC it takes 2weeks to get full immunity ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Is it advisable to take Swine Flu H1N1 Vaccine to prevent contracting the disease? I will be travelling to disease affected areas for work purpose.

Is it advisable to take Swine Flu H1N1 Vaccine to prevent contracting the disease? I will be travelling to disease affected areas for work purpose.

Mgt: Unless you have had reactions to the flu vaccination, a yearly flu vaccination is recommended. Each year the vaccination is tailored to match the anticipated strain of flu. Regarding your heartburn symptoms, avoiding caffeinated beverages and an antacid such as prilosec as needed is advisable. ...Read more

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How long after getting the h1n1 vaccine are you still immune to it?

How long after getting the h1n1 vaccine are you still immune to it?

More complicated : There are many strains of h1n1 and each season those strains change. This means that even if you get the immunization one year, you will still need one the next season to help protect against that new, different and unique strain. ...Read more

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Should I get h1n1 vaccine?

Part of AnnualFluVac: H1N1 is not a separate vaccine,but is incorporated in the annual Flu Vaccine and every body should get annual Flu Vaccine ...Read more

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Who should get h1n1 vaccine?

Who should get h1n1 vaccine?

Everybody over age6m: Everybody over the age of 6 months H1N1 is incorporated in annual Flu vaccine ...Read more

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How likely am i to get sick from h1n1 vaccine?

How likely am i to get sick from h1n1 vaccine?

Minor: Fever, sorenss and achiness are somewhat common side effects of the body's reaction to the vaccines. Can one get the flu infection-no. The side effect potential is small compared to the serious possibilities of the disease. ...Read more

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How likely am i to get sick after getting the h1n1 vaccine?

How likely am i to get sick after getting the h1n1 vaccine?

We do not give hini: H1n1 was only given as separate vaccine only in 2009.Now it is incorporated in the annual influenza vaccine.There is minimal chance of getting reaction to flu vaccine forest part it is safe except little soreness at the sight, some people get allergic reaction and can not take flu vaccine.One of the rare side effect is guillain barre syndrome or mild fever .Majority do not have any side effects. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is h1n1 vaccine safe enough for young children?

ItIsSAFEinFluVaccin: H1N1 IS NO MORE A SEPARATE VACCINE BUT IS INCORPORATED IN THE ANNUAL FLU VACCINE AND IT IS SAFE AND CAN BE GIVEN TO BABIES AND CHILDREN OVER THE AGE OF 6 MONTHS ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


Swine Flu (Definition)

It is the flu caused ...Read more