Dr. Rupa KalariaPediatrics

Influenza Vaccine In Egg Allergic Patients

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Many parents are afraid to give their egg-allergic child a flu shot.
Recent studies have shown that inactivated influenza vaccine is safe for egg-allergic patients, including those with history of anaphylaxis to eggs.  We do recommend getting the vaccine in a medical setting supervised by a physician when there is a history of severe egg allergy.