How much mercury is in flu vaccine?

Answer The majority of flu vaccines contain thimerosal, a preservative form of mercury that protects large batches of vaccine from contamination. The EPA classifies a liquid with 200 parts per billion of ... Read More »

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Does the H1N1 vaccine contain Mercury?

It depends in what form the vaccine is given. If it is FluMist (through the nose) or a single-dose pre-filled syringe, then it does not contain thermisol (mercury). If it a multiple dose vaccine,... Read More »

Is it safe for your child to get the H1N1 vaccine between his 1st and 2nd dose of the seasonal flu vaccine?

Yes, if they are getting both vaccines by injections. That timing of the two kinds of vaccinations (seasonal flu shot and swine flu shot) is not a problem, in fact they could be given at the same t... Read More »

The controversial OPV hypothesis says that HIV was transmitted to humans from chimps after Africans took an oral vaccine that had been cultivated in chimp kidneys What was this vaccine for?

How can you remove the vaccine fluid from your arm after the doctor injects you with a vaccine?

You can't without bleeding yourself to death - a vaccine is injected into your bloodstream or muscle mass. If you have a serious medical reason why you cannot be vaccinated you should tell your do... Read More »