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Severe egg allergy? There's now a flu shot for you

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By MIKE STOBBE

AP Medical Writer

ATLANTA (AP) -- People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots.

A federal advisory panel on Thursday said a new vaccine that's made without eggs is an option for adults with severe allergies. Current flu shots are made from viruses grown in eggs and could trigger allergic reactions in some cases.

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