I don't think anyone enjoys being jabbed in the arm, so here's some encouraging news on flu vaccination alternatives...
Flu Vax via Microneedle Patch Found Safe in Phase I Trial
- Immune response similar to that seen with regular injection
Overview by Medpage Today
More detail from NewAtlas
And for those allergic to chicken and vaccines produced via egg culture -
Recombinant Flu Vax Matches Standard Drug
- Product generated in insect cells, not chicken eggs
A recombinant influenza vaccine was as protective as a standard, egg-grown drug during the 2014-2015 flu season, when circulating and vaccine antigens were mismatched, and might have even been better, researchers reported.