connie747
connie747 asks:
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What is the difference between a flu shot and the flu mist?

In Topics: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Oct 28, 2009
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Please see previous answers to this question.  Mist is a cold adapted live virus which provides immunity in the nose. The injection is a killed virus used for injection into the skin.  Both are useful for flu. Ask you doctor which you can have.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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dgraab , Parent writes:
A listing of H1N1 questions and answers in JustAsk (including those identical or similar to yours) can be located here:

http://www.education.com/answers/swine-flu/
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