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What are the risk factors for swine flu? Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at increased risk for severe complications from influenza or at higher risk for influenza-related doctor or hospital visits. When vaccine supply is limited, vaccination efforts should focus on delivering vaccination to the following people since these populations have a higher risk for H1N1 and some other asthma viral infections according to the CDC: All children 6 months to 4 years (59 months) of age.asthma
All people 50 years of age and older. Adults and children who have chronic pulmonary (including asthma ) or cardiovascular (except isolated hypertension renal, hepatic, neurological, hematologic, or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus people who have immunosuppression (including immunosuppression caused by medications. HIV women who are or will be pregnant during the influenza season.
Children and adolescents (6 months to 18 years of age) who are receiving long-term aspirin therapy and who might be at risk for experiencing Reye's syndrome after influenza virus infection. Residents of nursing homes and other long-term-care facilities. American Indians/Alaska natives, people who are morbidly obese bMI 40 health care professionals (doctors, nurses, health care personnel treating patients).
Household contacts and caregivers of children under 5 years of age and adults 50 years of age and older, with particular emphasis on vaccinating contacts of children less than 6 months age. Household contacts and caregivers of people with medical conditions that put them at higher risk for severe complications from influenza. Is it possible to prevent swine flu with a vaccine?
The CDC recommends for the flu season that everyone 6 months old and older should get a flu shot to prevent or reduce the chance of getting the flu. The best way to prevent novel H1N1 swine flu is vaccination.
The 2017 CDC recommendations that apply to H1N1, H3N2, and other flu viruses are almost identical to those above-mentioned recommendations for patients at risk when vaccine doses are limited and are as follows: Are aged 6 months through 4 years (59 months). Are aged 50 years and older.
Have chronic pulmonary (including asthma cardiovascular (except hypertension renal, hepatic, neurologic, hematologic, or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus are immunosuppressed (including immunosuppression caused by medications or by human immunodeficiency virus are or will be pregnant during the influenza season. Are aged 6 months through 18 years and receiving long-term aspirin therapy and who therefore might be at risk for experiencing Reye's syndrome after influenza virus infection. Are residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities.