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Flu Shot Reactions from Common to Rare

Posted on Dec 9, 2009 in Uncategorized

The common flu shot reactions include swelling, soreness and redness at the point of injection, body aches and low grade fever. Some people are concerned about more serious flu shot adverse reactions. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that more serious flu shot reactions are rare and that the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks. Many doctors and researchers believe that some serious flu shot adverse reactions occur because of an ingredient called thimerosal. Thimerosal is a mercury-based preservative and a known neurotoxin, meaning that it damages or destroys...

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