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If I get a flu shot, could I still pass the flu to someone else?
If I contact a flu virus which I'm immune to (because of a shot I had earlier) is it possible for me to pass it on to someone, since it's still going to be in my body for some time while my immune system fights it?


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replied August 29th, 2018
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A64342
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Yes,you can transmit it to others if you suffered from flue because it takes time for antibodies to appear and flue shot provides protection against few common viruses,not all viruses.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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