• Influenza
  • Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) Issues

How long after someone is vaccinated with FluMist must they stay away from a severely immunosuppressed person (a person who is hospitalized in protective [reverse] isolation)?

People should avoid contact with any person who is severely immunosuppressed for at least 7 days after receiving FluMist. There are no restrictions on being in contact with any other patients.

Last reviewed: September 10, 2023

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