Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: nono | 2011-04-18

Q.

flu vaccine

hi doc, is it ok for my 20month old boy to get a flu vaccine. he is a healthy boy and but is getting a cold i think. his nose is blocked lately and he has a slight cought. do i need to treat this possible cold before he gets the injection?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son can have the flu vaccination, but not while he has a cold.Wait until he is better before taking him for this vaccination.

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