NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Is the H1N1 vaccine stop you from getting the swine flu or is it like the seasonal flu shot that you still might get it but just not a bad?
The purpose of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine is to stop you from getting the H1N1 swine flu. However, like the seasonal flu shot, it is not 100% effective. If you still get the H1N1 swine flu, hopefully it will not be as bad.
John Andrews, MD, MPH
Assistant Senior Vice President Medical Center
Director University Health Services
University of Cincinnati