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It’s time for Seasonal Influenza Vaccine again You and Your Family should get protected every year

It’s time for Seasonal Influenza Vaccine again You and Your Family should get protected every year

This year’s vaccine has arrived! Please call the clinic and come for the injection.

The 2017-18 vaccine contains the following virus strains:

  • A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus

  • A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)-like virus

  • B/Brisbane/60/2008-like virus (B/Victoria lineage)

  • B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus (B/Yamagata lineage)

Who?

  1. ALL Children (from 6 months to 12 years);

  2. ALL persons aged above 50 years;

  3. High risk persons (chronic diseases);

  4. Individuals at high risk work places

    (children in day care, child care personnel, Institutional workers, doctors, teachers etc.);

  5. Pregnant women;

  6. Anyone who wants to reduce the chance of contracting Influenza

To provide maximum protection, include ALL FAMILY MEMBERS.

When?

NOW, before year end preferably.

How many doses?

  1. Adults and children 9 years or older - 1 dose every year

  2. Children under 9 years - First time: 2 doses spaced 1 month apart; subsequently, every year

How is it given ?

Injecting into the muscle (Fluarix-tetra, FluQuadri or FluQuadri-Peadi)

It is suitable for children age from six months onwards. There are 3 injectable vaccines available at our clinic. None of these vaccines contain thimerosal.

Side effects?

  1. Pain and swelling of the injection site

  2. Mild flu-like symptoms (fever, runny nose and tiredness)

  3. Allergic reactions : rare

Please call our staff at 2526 6332 for information.

This information is only for Children at 818 patients’ reference.


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