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When does flu vaccination become effective?

Hi I recently recieved a flu shot last week, but being a college student, I may have come in contact with students who have the flu before getting my vaccination, I was wondering if it is still possible for me to get the flu during the two week period it takes for the influenza vaccine to take full effect?
Tue, 15 Oct 2019
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Hello,

So , there is a possibility that you can get flu before the effect of vaccine takes over. However, chances are low.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Loveleen Sharma, General & Family Physician
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When does flu vaccination become effective?

Hello, So , there is a possibility that you can get flu before the effect of vaccine takes over. However, chances are low. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Loveleen Sharma, General & Family Physician