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Old 01-06-2009, 12:42 PM   #1
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Shingles vaccine

How is the shingles vaccine produced. My husband cannot take a flu shot as they are incubated in eggs. He is over 60, has had the chicken pox and probably should get the shot.
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Re: Shingles vaccine

It is grown in human cells. It is 100% egg-free.

 
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Old 01-07-2009, 05:49 AM   #3
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Re: Shingles vaccine

Thanks for your reply. That is good info for my husband.

 
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