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It messed up the schedule of my other meds, though, because the pharmacist told me to knock off my immunosuppressive meds for a fortnight to give my immune system a chance to react. Never heard that before. Would you care to elaborate?

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Hep(atitis) A is only in the food supply if a food handler with Hep A has handled your food. Hep A is spread by the indelicate term "fecal-oral route".

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I got the booster a week after my flu shot last fall, but only because they ran out that day. This morning, exactly six months after the Covid booster, I received my invitation for a spring booster from BCCDC. I’m booked in two weeks. Not only am I an old, I work in a hospital. So far I haven’t had Covid, but I still wear my mask if I can’t keep my distance.

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Doesn't tell you how the strawberries got contaminated. See this from the Mayo Clinic:"Here are some of the specific ways the hepatitis A virus can spread:

Eating food handled by someone with the virus who doesn't thoroughly wash hands after using the toiletDrinking contaminated waterEating food washed in contaminated waterEating raw shellfish from water polluted with sewageBeing in close contact with a person who has the virus β€” even if that person has no symptomsHaving sexual contact with someone who has the virus"https://www.mayoclinic.org/...

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Do you have a point?

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nicely done.

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Bone marrow transplant?

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I have multiple auto immune issues and take immunosuppressive drugs to control them. I was picking up the most potent (a once a month injection) from the chemist on the day I was vaxxed, and I asked whether it would have any effect on the vaccines.

She said that vaccines fire up the the immune system and make it more active, so I shouldn't combine that with a medication designed to tamp it down. She recommended the fortnight wait.

I've got some fairly complex polypharmacy going on, and it's not too unusual to have periodic meds mess with my regular ones. When I had Covid I had to stop taking three regular meds because they would interfere with the antiviral. Another had to be stopped when I was diagnosed with a melanoma, and restarted once it was removed. One is directly affected by vitamins.

I take NOTHING without first running it past a pharmacist.

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Yes. Hepatitis A has not tainted the food supply.

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OK. Thanks for the explanation.

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I can't take the Shingles shot - it's a live one and I'm immunocompromised. The doctor said that with my particular medical situation it'd be more likely to cause shingles than prevent it.

I'm a HUGE believer in vaccines and I ask my dr. on a regular basis if there's anything new I should be getting. Nothing like a fresh new vaccine hot off the aborted babbies.

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Your words not mine. Anyway, I do sincerely hope that you don't catch it.

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No. 'Tis but a drug -- Cladribine (2-chloro-2'-deoxyadenosine [2-CdA]).

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Something amazing may be coming

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