|H1N1 "target" population
Oct 21, 2009
The H1N1 "target" population right now includes Health Care workers (including EMTs, etc.). I believe the next "target" group is elementary age, high school, college and pregnant women. When do HIV/AIDS (+) people fit into the "target" population to receive the vaccine?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
HIVers are included in the target population. The CDC's target populations for H1N1 vaccination include:
Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than six months of age.
Health care and emergency medical services personnel.
All people from six months through 24 years of age.
Persons aged 25 through 64 years who have health conditions associated with higher risk of medical complications from influenza. This includes HIVers! (Remember to get the injectable "killed-virus" vaccine rather than the FluMist nasal spray "attenuated live virus" vaccine if you are HIV positive!)
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Jamaica Population Living With Aids
- Targeted Populations With Hiv
- Groin Pain After Fingering Stripper Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Hair Loss After Unprotected Anal Sex Without Ejaculation Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Itchy Scrotum After Sex With Stripper Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Muscle Ache After Blood Splash Sign Of HIV AIDS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.