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What are the ingrediants in this years flu shot?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: 3 influenza strains.

If you're asking about which strains, it contains the following 3 influenza strains for the 2011/2012 season: •a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)-like (same strain as was used for 2009 h1n1 monovalent vaccines) •a/perth/16/2009 (h3n2)-like •b/brisbane/60/2008-like.

In brief: 3 influenza strains.

If you're asking about which strains, it contains the following 3 influenza strains for the 2011/2012 season: •a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)-like (same strain as was used for 2009 h1n1 monovalent vaccines) •a/perth/16/2009 (h3n2)-like •b/brisbane/60/2008-like.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Other ingredients

"according to the cdc, other inactive ingredient in the injectable influenza vaccine include formaldehyde or formalin, gentamicin, hydrocortisone, octoxynol-10, alpha-tocopheryl hydrogen succinate, polysorbate 80, sodium deoxycholate, sodium phosphate and thimerosal.
Consult your doctor if you are allergic to any of these inactive ingredients." read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/69620-f.

In brief: Other ingredients

"according to the cdc, other inactive ingredient in the injectable influenza vaccine include formaldehyde or formalin, gentamicin, hydrocortisone, octoxynol-10, alpha-tocopheryl hydrogen succinate, polysorbate 80, sodium deoxycholate, sodium phosphate and thimerosal.
Consult your doctor if you are allergic to any of these inactive ingredients." read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/69620-f.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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