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Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals

Special Consideration Regarding Egg Allergy

The recommendations for vaccination of people with egg allergies were changed for 2016-2017 flu season.

People with egg allergies can receive any licensed, recommended age-appropriate influenza vaccine and no longer have to be monitored for 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine. People who have severe egg allergies should be vaccinated in a medical setting and be supervised by a health care provider who is able to recognize and manage severe allergic conditions.

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