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 2020-21 vaccine contains the following virus strains:
  • A/Guangdong-Maonan/SWL1536/2019 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus
  • A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2)-like virus
  • B/Washington/02/2019-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 (Vaxigrip-Tetra, Fluarix-Tetra) – It is suitable for children age from six months onwards.  There are 2 injectable inactivated vaccines available at our clinic.
  • Administer to nostrils (Flumist) – It is suitable for children age from 2 years onwards. This is a live- attenuated vaccine.
  • 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 /   9877 1662 for information.

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