Vaccines and porcine gelatine

30 October 2018

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The issue of pork ingredients, such as porcine gelatine, in some vaccines has raised concerns amongst some groups. Public Health England (PHE) has developed a leaflet to provide information about why this product is used in some vaccines and the alternatives that may be available.

The leaflet is available on the PHE website

Source: TRAVAX, 29 October 2018