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What do you want to know about the H1N1 virus and the vaccine?

I also posted this in the health section, but thought I'd cross-post it here.

I'm planning an interview with a public health official on the topic, and while I've come up with a few questions of my own, I'd like to know what you ladies would want to know if you had a chance to talk with him.

Thanks!

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gdiamante

Asked by gdiamante at 4:04 PM on Oct. 7, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • the vaccine is actually tamaflu.
    According to the medical people I know here.
    Princessofscots

    Answer by Princessofscots at 4:26 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • What are exact risks/side effects? Is there a chance that someone with a compromised immune system can catch it from you if you have gotten it? What are the risks associated with nursing and getting it? I can't get any answers where I live- too rural- and I know I will have to get it b/c my husband has a severely compromised immune system and cannot get it, but is in the high risk category for it. Plus, my MIL has been exposed to it already, at the school she works at.
    preacherskid

    Answer by preacherskid at 5:15 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • how do they know its safe to give? what makes it different from the regular flu shot? how were they able to get it out so fast?
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 5:59 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Nothing is what I want to know. I'm not getting it.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 6:06 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

  • Thanks to those of you who provided questions.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:15 PM on Oct. 7, 2009

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