Influenza Vaccines

Surprisingly, the first flu vaccine was approved way back in 1945, for use in the military.

It became available for civilian use the next year.

Influenza Vaccines

A lot has changed since then, including that flu shots recommendations now include all children who are at least six months old and all adults.

We will be getting plenty of flu shots this year, just not as early as we have been getting used to…
We will be getting plenty of flu shots this year, just not as early as we have been getting used to…

And there is a much bigger variety of flu vaccines, at least for adults.

Today, there are at least six different types of flu shots for people to choose from. High dose. Standard dose. Trivalent. Quadrivalent. Cell-culture based. Recombinant. Adjuvanted.

Plus we have the nasal spray flu vaccine.

Which flu vaccine do you want?

You won’t have problems getting one…

Between 152 to 169 million doses of flu vaccine will be available this year, including 120 million doses of thimerosal-free or preservative-free flu shots, so the great majority of flu shots will not contain mercury!

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