Is varicella contagious after the vaccine?

Answer The varicella vaccine helps protect against the common childhood illness chicken pox, caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). In most cases, it is not possible for people to spread VZV after be... Read More »

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Are you contagious after you receive the MMR vaccine?

A vaccine STOPS you catching diseases and therefore being contagious. There is nothing in you that other people can catch!

Can someone be contagious after getting the H1N1 09 vaccine?

Only sort of, and only maybe in very specific circumstances. Usually, being "contagious" means you have the disease or infection and can give it to someone else. That won't happen when someone gets... Read More »

What is the varicella vaccine?

The varicella-zoster virus is one of the human herpes viruses; when a person first contracts the virus, infection leads to chicken pox. The varicella vaccine can help lower the risks of contracting... Read More »

How can you remove the vaccine fluid from your arm after the doctor injects you with a vaccine?

You can't without bleeding yourself to death - a vaccine is injected into your bloodstream or muscle mass. If you have a serious medical reason why you cannot be vaccinated you should tell your do... Read More »