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A 28-year-old female asked:

Is it true the h1n1 vaccine is banned in some countries? is it also true that it contains thermerisol , beta propiolactone, neomycin sulfate, & more?

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Dr. Richard Paula
26 years experience
Depends: Most of the h1n1 vaccines do not contain thimerosal: http://www.Fda.Gov/biologicsbloodvaccines/vaccines/questionsaboutvaccines/ucm186102.Htm even those that due contain it in such low amounts the risk of the influenza is much greater than any risk of side effects from the thimerosal.
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