Sep 4, 2013 4:04 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - For the first time ever people with serious egg allergies will be able to get the flu vaccine. The vaccines are normally developed using the protein in eggs, but thanks to some new technology, doctors and researchers have been able to develop something that's available to everyone.
The only catch is that it may only be available to a select number of people.
"I think it will be hard to find in the nation and probably what they'll do is take people that are at very high risk for influenza that they previously haven't been able to vaccinate," says Dr. James Mobley of the San Patricio County Health Department.
The shot was approved in November and just hit the market in a limited supply.
9 hours ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more