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 What is the difference between the H1N1 shot and a regular flu shot?

Answer They are currently made exactly the same in the US with all the same ingredients, except the strain of the flu is the A-H1N1/09 strain in the H1N1 shot and the seasonal flu shot has three different... Read More »
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Does the regular seasonal flu shot help prevent the H1N1-09 swine flu?

Yes, it does in the US in the 2011-2012 flu season. For the 2011-2012 flu season in the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of six vaccines on July 18, 2011. These app... Read More »
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What is the time span from receiving the seasonal flu shot to the H1N1 shot vaccine?

Actually you can take them at the same time. You can not mix the vaccines in the same shot, but you can take them in separate shots at the same time. You can also take one by nasal spray and the ... Read More »
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What is the difference between the H1N1 shot and the mist?

The main difference is the method of administration. There are some indications for certain groups to use one over the other. The intranasal mist is approved in the US only for use in healthy indiv... Read More »
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If you get the shot does the shot give you the H1N1 flu?

No, the whole point of a vaccine is to protect us from the virus; boosting our immunity. The flu vaccine is made with either "dead" (inactivated) or "weak" (attenuated) viruses that can not give y... Read More »
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