Flu vaccine, latex in the syringe components. Allergic issues at risk raise the alarm in AIFA Italy.
The news triggers the flu vaccination alarm issued by the Italian pharmaceutical agency (Aifa). Indeed, there would be the presence of latex in different components of pre-filled syringes or nasal applicators of three anti-influenza vaccines Authorized for the 2019-2020 season. InformationExtremely important for latex allergy sufferers in the presence of latex, requiring vaccination – AIFA says – are exposed to the risk of allergic reactions".
Such patients should consult a doctor. Based on the companies' declarations and vaccination information brochure, the Aifa website “it contributes to the safe and proper use of seasonal influenza vaccines, even in patients with a history of severe allergic reactions to latex.".
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The flu vaccine indicates the presence of latex in the syringe components. He wanted the sale to be suspended
"We ask Aifa to immediately suspend the sale and management of latex / latex / natural rubber-containing vaccines.. What we read in a note published by the Parental Movement is: “The risk of allergic reactions to latex is mainly exposed to children placed in risk categories where vaccine coverage is strongly recommended.".
"The news published by Aifa concerns only the packaging of influenza vaccines to protect those allergic to this substance.. This is to ensure adequate vaccination by providing information on latex-free products, even to allergy sufferers. No contamination of influenza vaccines". Aifa specifies this after the information published by the agent of the drug after checks with companies.
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