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is it necessary for one who had the Asian Flu in l957-58 to get a flu shot.

By Anonymous April 1, 2016 - 9:55pm
 
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It was once said that if you have had the Asian Flu ( the front runner of the flu viruses we have now) you have natural immunity. I'm speaking of the Type A Asian Flu strain.

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Hi Anon,

Thank you for sharing your question with the EmpowHER community.

Even if you have a natural immunity, I would think the added precautionary measure would server as extra protection. So although it may not be deemed necessary, it might be a good idea.

I hope this helps.

Be well,
~Gillette

April 2, 2016 - 8:02am
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