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Flu vaccine 2019 and everything you need to know about that

23-Sep-2019

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Best time to get a flu vaccine is from the beginning of October to the end of November.

2019s quadrivalent vaccine contains H1N1 virus strain, H3N2 virus strain, Colorado and Phuket virus strain.

Flu vaccine is available free of charge to at-risk groups, while the general public has to pay.

Children aged two to 17 years old are offered the above quadrivalent vaccine in the form of a nasal spray.

People aged 65 and over are often given the adjuvanted trivalent vaccine.

You can get a flu vaccine in the GP practices, pharmacies, or through your work’s health scheme.

All of the recommended flu vaccines use animal-derived products in their production.

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