Who Needs The Influenza Vaccine?
Influenza (the flu) can cause mild to serious illness with severe complications, even death. CDC and WHO recommends annual influenza vaccination for almost everyone. Focusing on children over 6 months, pregnant women, people 65 years and up, and those with long-term health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, conditions where the airways may become swollen or inflamed.
Group of people who really needs the influenza vaccine;
- Young Children: Young children between 6 months to 5 year olds
- Senior People: people aged 65 Years and above
- Pregnant Women: Pregnant women and women who have recently delivered within 2 weeks
- People With Medical Conditions: Such as diabetes, heart disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder