Flublok is covered by most insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid.
False, Flublok is approved for anyone 18 and older.
Flublok is approved and recommended for all adults 18 and over. Also, the ACIP specifically recommends Flublok for adults who have ever had an egg allergy regardless of severity. Pregnant women can choose Flublok as well. Flublok is pregnancy category B, which means that studies in animals have shown no risk.
You absolutely can not get the flu from Flublok
Flublok is given in your upper arm - the same place you receive other flu shots.
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Flublok is the only licensed flu vaccine that does not use eggs, antibiotics or influenza virus in any part of the manufacturing process. It is made using modern technology to produce just the protective ingredients needed to protect you from getting the flu. Additionally, Flublok is highly purified and free of impurities that may cause adverse reactions such as: thimerosal, latex, antibiotics, formaldehyde, gelatin, egg protein and influenza virus. Flublok also has three times more active ingredient than traditional flu vaccines, and it demonstrated a higher antibody response to the A strains of influenza in 2 clinical trials in adults ≥50 years old. The B strain antibody response was comparable to traditional trivalent vaccine.
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