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I’m allergic to the flu shot. What can I do to take precautions during flu season? – The Washington Post

Talk to your doctor about whether you’re able to get certain vaccines. But we should all be more mindful about spreading germs.

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Weve recently gotten several questions about egg allergies and vaccines, some of them related to the flu shot and others to a potential coronavirus inoculation. Most flu vaccines are developed in eggs, which means there could be some lingering egg protein in the shot you receive.
The first thing you should do is talk to your doctor to see whether you actually cannot receive a flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says having an egg allergy that is severe enough to prevent you…

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