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immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies

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Flu shots, which use a dead vaccine, can't cause the flu, but on occasion cause some reaction, most commonly redness, soreness and swelling at the site of the shot.
Apart from losing the designation "disease free" (which results in an inability to export any animals, meat or un-heat-treated meat products) the current "dead vaccine" does not confer immunity to all of the 50 subtypes of the disease.
The vaccine is a dead vaccine and is certainly not capable of causing meningitis as some people have claimed.
Eoe1/4EoThe flu shot itself is a dead vaccine. There is nothing alive in it and you cannot get the flu from it,Eoe1/4A[yen] she said.
Flu vaccines are dead vaccines -this means they do not contain a live virus which could prompt your body to develop flu symptoms.Instead, they create antibodies that protect and strengthen your body's ability to fight off the virus.