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kvelg
kvelg asks:
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Can a person who has been vaccinated against H1N1 still be a carrier of it if they're exposed to it after receiving the vaccine?

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

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Wayne Yankus
Sep 22, 2010
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What the Expert Says:

Yes, it takes the vaccine 5-14 days to take effect. In the mean time a person can contract the illness and by sneezing, coughing, and touching pass it on to others. However, receiving the vaccine makes all of this less likely.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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canpanita
canpanita writes:
i believe you can be at risk of getting sick.
normally the vaccine takes a few days to make any affect.
> 60 days ago

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heenal
heenal writes:
i belive u are getting a risk to get sick
get that short
good luck
heenal..
> 60 days ago

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