Michael Marcus, MD, talks about swine flu (H1N1) vaccine boosters.
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Male Speaker: If you vaccinate the child with the swine flu live vaccine. How much time between this dose you have to wait to get a booster? Dr. Michael Marcus: You need to wait at least three weeks between your first vaccine with the H1N1 virus and the booster vaccine. Male Speaker: Who should get boosters? Michael Marcus: Booster vaccine should be given to all children less than the age of 10 years old. Male Speaker: If someone is on chemotherapy and it was over the age of 10, you think there is a possibility they might get a booster too? Dr. Michael Marcus: At this point, it's not recommended to get a booster, if you'd been on chemo or were compromised, they still are recommending just one vaccination, if you are over the age of 10.