Flu Shots: What’s Coming Part 2

Sherri Tenpenny As we saw in Part 1 of the influenza shot, most flu shots have been made from eggs for more than 80 years. We also discussed some of the chemicals found influenza vaccines. … In the mid-1990s, the WHO began recommending the use of a cell culture alternative to the egg-based production process. […]

Flu Shots: What’s Coming Part 1

Sherri Tenpenny Historically, influenza shots contained three attenuated (weakened) viruses: two strains of influenza A and one type of influenza B. That changed in 2012 when FluMist became the first, FDA-approved quadrivalent flu vaccine, with two strains of A and two strains of B. Link to Part 2: