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Flu news: Now most people with egg allergies can get a flu shot

If you have been avoiding the flu shot because you're allergic to eggs, studies suggest that you can safely get vaccinated. Allergic reactions to the flu shot are quite rare. If you've never had a reaction to a flu shot, protect yourself by getting one this year. Ideally do it in a doctor's office or hospital so that you can get prompt treatment in the unlikely event you have an immediate, severe reaction.
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