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After already having swine flu do you still need the shot?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes.

Different strains of the influenza virus pop up every year. The flu vaccine is designed to protect people from the particular strain of flu that will be prevalent each flu season.
For this reason, it is a good idea to get the flu vaccine every year.

In brief: Yes.

Different strains of the influenza virus pop up every year. The flu vaccine is designed to protect people from the particular strain of flu that will be prevalent each flu season.
For this reason, it is a good idea to get the flu vaccine every year.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

Having a case of influenza does not protect you from other strains of the virus that circulate each year. Current influenza vaccines protect you against what are predicted to be the most common strains circulating that year so get your flu shot now.

In brief: Yes

Having a case of influenza does not protect you from other strains of the virus that circulate each year. Current influenza vaccines protect you against what are predicted to be the most common strains circulating that year so get your flu shot now.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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