Azathioprine reduces your resistance to all infections, including flu. Some people find they get more infections, but others don't. Your best defense against any flu virus is frequent hand washing and not sharing eating/drinking utensils.
If you do have any flu symptoms, call your PCP right away, as Tamiflu may reduce your symptoms. And remember, at this point H1N1 is just another flu.
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