How Do I Ensure the Flu Vaccine I Receive Does not Contain Thimerosal?

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You want to use vaccines in a way that are safe as possible. And the best way to do that is to ensure they've no unnecessary components that could be harmful such as thimerosal. If you're getting flu vaccine, you should ask for the single dose vial and you can also use the nasal spray which has no mercury and it's safe to use.

So next time you go to the doctor to get your flu vaccine, make sure you ask for the single dose vials, or the mercury free or thimerosal free vaccine or ask for the nasal spray which has no mercury, no thimerosal and is as effective as the injectable mercury containing vaccines.