Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Utah vegetarians, beware the "egg-free" flu shot
Recently, a full-page ad in the Tribune offered free no-egg flu shots to Utahns as part of a test program. To a vegetarian, it sounded great. Presently, flu shots are grown in fertilized eggs, which is incompatible with some Utahns' personal beliefs. If you are one of those vegetarians, just an fyi: The free shot does not contain egg, but it does contain monkey cells. Hmm...
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