The IST Clinic stocks the Northern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccines.This vaccine can be given from the age of 6 months onwards. For those travelling south there are also Southern Hemisphere Influenza Vaccines availabe.
It is given to prevent influenza and contains inactivated influenza virus vaccine. After immunization it is still possible to be infected by milder upper respiratory viral infections.
6 – 35 months 0.25 ml twice with at least one month interval
36 months and older 0.50 ml just once
Precautions Beware hypersensitivity to egg
The vaccine contains Thiomersal
Due to continuous changes to the influenza virus, the vaccine is “updated” every year and therefore the validity is one year.