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My 7 month old grandaughter got the nasal mist H1N1 vaccination. Should I be be worried?

Member Added on Oct 23, 2009
this was given by the local health department all the could say is "Im sorry, this was definately a medication error
In Topics: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Oct 24, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

Dear Lazap:

Don't worry.  The mist for H1N1 is approved for two years old and up. I would speak with your granddaughter's pediatrician to ask about her risk of her receiving it so young. Most vaccines have a "test group" and are approved based on the success of that age group.  We really don't know if younger than two will be successful. Ask her doctor.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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