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Do the flu shots contain any mercury?

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In brief: Some do.

Adult flu shots distributed in multidose vials have thiomersal.
Children's single-dose vials and syringes have none, and neither do the live intranasal flu vaccines.

In brief: Some do.

Adult flu shots distributed in multidose vials have thiomersal.
Children's single-dose vials and syringes have none, and neither do the live intranasal flu vaccines.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Flu shots

Flu shots generally contain thimerosal.
Thimerosal is a mercury-based preservative that has been used for decades in US to prevent the growth of germs, bacteria and fungi, in flu shots. Thimerosal free flu shots are available.

In brief: Flu shots

Flu shots generally contain thimerosal.
Thimerosal is a mercury-based preservative that has been used for decades in US to prevent the growth of germs, bacteria and fungi, in flu shots. Thimerosal free flu shots are available.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Very safe

The flu vaccines are very safe and should be obtained on a yearly basis

In brief: Very safe

The flu vaccines are very safe and should be obtained on a yearly basis
Dr. Patrick Connor
Dr. Patrick Connor
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