New flu vaccine approved for people with egg allergies

Posted at 8:05 PM, Jan 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-18 20:05:54-05

In the middle of a huge flu outbreak, the FDA has approved a new vaccine that’s safe for adults with egg allergies.

“Flu Blok” isn’t made from eggs.  It’s made using insect cells.

The new flu vaccine contains no preservatives and no mercury.