Is the Flulaval vaccine safe for my parents?

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In two trials involving people 65 years and over, older people were shown to produce fewer antibodies in response to the Flulaval vaccine, compared with the younger group. Side effects were similar between the two groups. Talk to your pharmacist or your doctor about the risks and benefits of the Flulaval vaccine for older people.

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