All individuals (including pregnant women) who aged 6 months or above are eligible for seasonal flu vaccine to protect their health, except for individuals with known contraindications.
Seasonal influenza (flu) is an acute respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses. High-risk individuals (such as the elderly, children, chronic patients, etc.) have a chance of complications, serious or even fatal once they become infected with the flu.
*This transaction is subject to the assessment by nurse for the suitability of vaccine injection. Patients will have to pay a consultation fee of $300 if considered not suitable for the vaccine injection upon consultation. The remaining balance will be refunded.
Seasonal influenza (flu) is an acute respiratory disease caused by the flu virus. According to the latest statistics released by the CHP «Flu Express», the flu is mainly caused by both type A and type B viruses, most of them are belonged to influenza A. In Hong Kong, the peak season of influenza is usually winter and summer. High-risk individuals (such as the elderly, children, chronic diseases, etc.) have the chance to have complications, serious or even fatal if they get the flu. Therefore, the flu vaccine is one of the effective ways for prevention.
According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization, the 2018/19 tetravalent influenza vaccine preventable virus includes:
Type A: Michigan type (H1N1), Singapore type (H3N2)
Type B: Colorado type, Phuket type
1. Hong Kong Department of Health - Centre for Health Protection
2. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government - Press Release
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