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Am I at greater risk of getting swine flu if I have asthma?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: NO

Although you are not at greater risk of getting the disease, the consequences of influenza are much worse for asthmatics, so get your vaccination annually.

In brief: NO

Although you are not at greater risk of getting the disease, the consequences of influenza are much worse for asthmatics, so get your vaccination annually.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Martin Raff
Not only should you get the influenza vaccine, but encourage your friends, neighbors and even your enemies to get it. Breaking the cycle of infection benefits the entire population. True of any protection for common illnesses.
3 doctors agree

In brief: You are at...

...Greater risk of complications from flu if you do get it.

In brief: You are at...

...Greater risk of complications from flu if you do get it.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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