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Can you get the swine flu if you get the H1N1 shot?

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

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Wayne Yankus
Nov 14, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

Yes.  If you are under 10 years old, you need one and a booster one month later. In the meantime, you can contract the disease.  Also, no vaccine is foolproof for protection.  If you were incubating H1N1 at the time of vaccination, you will still get the disease.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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