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Got an egg allergy? No need to skip that flu shot next year

Research we’re watching If you have an egg allergy, you may have been told not to get a flu shot. That’s because the vaccine is grown in eggs and may contain a small amount of egg protein, which — it was feared — could trigger an allergic reaction. But a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) dispenses with that old advice and says even people with an…

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