Why Are Eggs Used In Flu Vaccines?

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Yes, Egg Allergic People Can Get The Seasonal And Swine Flu Vaccines (Sort Of)

Seasonal flu vaccine has been widely recommended to people unless they are younger than six months of age, have a history of allergic reaction to flu shot, have a history of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, or a history of egg allergy.


But it's important to note that the egg-allergic person can get a flu shot if specific guidelines are followed under the guidance of an allergy specialist. A recent publication in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (Oct 2009 Vol. 103, No.4 Suppl)...

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