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necessary swine flu shot

My 8 yr old son had the swine flu and is better now. His school is offering the vaccine shot. Does he need to take the shot or is it necessary or even dangerous for him to take the shot?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jan 2010
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The vaccine is not needed. He already had the swine flu, if it was confirmed as swine flu with tests, then he wil have antibodies inside him to fight the infection. The vaccine is given to initiate developing the antibodies which fights the infection and avoids infection with swine flu.

Answered: Fri, 29 Jan 2010
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