Ener-G Foods, Inc. (winter 2012)
We have received several inquiries of people allergic to eggs asking if we know of egg-free Vaccines.
The three influenza hemagglutinin proteins comprising Flublok are made in insect cells rather than in chicken eggs, the classical incubator for seasonal flu vaccine. It is the second egg-free vaccine to be approved by the FDA. In November, the agency approved Flucelvax, made by the Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis. FDA Approves recombinant flu vaccine. Nature Newsblog. January 17, 2013
FDA Approves its first egg-free seasonal flu vaccine. November 21, 2012. Nature.
# # #