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Interesting thing about the swine flu vaccine for people with EGG ALLERGY...

(4 Posts)
RainRainGoAway Mon 26-Oct-09 15:37:13

...I know, finally, for a fact that it does exist.

I was speaking to a consultant paediatrician the other day who is doing a huge study on uptake of the vaccine and he told me that an egg free version is now available.

There seems to be alot of uncertainty about this in MN. I am going to call my GP about it and try and get booked in.

Just to let you know! smile

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 26-Oct-09 17:48:29

Tis called Celvapan, if that helps anyone.

RainRainGoAway Mon 26-Oct-09 20:16:29

Thank you Kitten!
Now know what to get at the GPs. Having ended up hospitalised with bronchitis (asthma related) I really dont want swine flu this winter. nor my son.

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 27-Oct-09 08:16:02

I don't blame you. Fingers crossed that you get the jab quickly.

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