Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Aged below 13) 2021/22 – Early Bird Privilege
Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Aged below 13) 2021/22  – Early Bird Privilege

Every year, whenever the peak influenza season comes, there will be a number of influenza cases. Therefore, besides of children has a need to receive vaccination, it is recommended that teenagers and adults are also need to receive seasonal influenza vaccination to reduce the admission rates and death cases due to influenza-associated complications. In addition, the apparent symptoms of COVID-19 and influenza are similar. Both illnesses cause respiratory tract diseases, including fever, runny nose and sore throat, so it is difficult to distinguish between COVID-19 and influenza according to merely the clinical symptoms. As a result, even though children go out less often during the COVID-19 epidemic, parents should still stay alert.

Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to prevent seasonal influenza and associated complications, so people aged 6 months or above should receive seasonal influenza vaccination. For children under 9 years of age who have never received such vaccination before are recommended to receive 2 doses of seasonal influenza vaccination in the 2020-21 season.

New influenza strains appear from time to time and at irregular intervals. As the vaccine composition is updated every year in accordance with the circulating strains, it is suggested that people should receive seasonal influenza vaccination annually. After vaccination, it takes around two weeks for the body to develop antibodies to prevent the disease. Therefore, seasonal influenza vaccine should be given at least two weeks before the beginning of influenza season for proper protection during the influenza season.

The quadrivalent influenza vaccines (Northern Hemisphere winter disease) recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the 2021-22 season contain the following:

  • A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1) pdm09-like virus
  • A/Cambodia/e0826360/2020 (H3N2)-like virus
  • B/Washington/02/2019 (B/Victoria lineage)-like virus
  • B/Phuket/3073/2013 (B/Yamagata lineage)-like virus

Product Details:
Intramuscular injection of inactivated influenza vaccine
Individuals 9 years old or above: Single dose
Individuals 6 months - 8 years old: 1 or 2 doses are required and recommended to have at least 4 weeks apart between the vaccinations.

This product can be used at 29 designated Quality HealthCare Flu Vaccination Centres: Click here for more details.

Guidelines for Children Having Influenza Vaccine

  • Participants aged 13 below are required to have doctor’s assessment.
  • An International Guideline has been given that children aged under 9 years and who have NOT received any influenza vaccination previously, are recommended to have at least 4 weeks apart between the vaccinations. Children who reach the age of 9 years require 1 shot of influenza vaccine only.

If you have any of the following conditions, you are recommended to seek advice before receiving vaccination.

  • Participants aged below 9 (age as at the date of vaccination) may be recommended by the doctor to have a second vaccine dose 4 weeks after the first dose. In such case, participants are required to pay an additional doctor consultation fee of HK$100 together with the vaccination fee for the second dose at the clinic.
  • Suffer from any acute, chronic or severe illness or any illness (with or without fever) e.g. upper respiratory tract infection, common cold
  • Allergic to any vaccine components, including egg white, chicken protein, gentamicin sulphate, neomycin, formaldehyde (preservative), haemagglutinin, etc.
  • Allergy or serious reaction to drug or vaccine in the past
  • Blood disorder e.g. thrombocytopenia, coagulation disorder
  • Immunocopromised

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Recommended for

Individuals aged 6 months to 12 years (age as at the date of vaccination)
Terms & Conditions
  • Customers are required to take the vaccination during the vaccination period (8 September 2021 – 28 February 2022).
  • Please contact designated centre for stock availability before vaccination.
  • Customer is required to make a booking for flu vaccination services through the Quality HealthCare mobile app.
  • Customers must present their identity card, order confirmation letter (printed or e-version) and completed consent form to the designated clinic for verification before vaccination.
  • The product is not applicable to Vaccination Subsidy Scheme. 
  • The product is applicable to individuals aged under 12 years or below (age as at the date of vaccination)
  • Individuals aged below 18 (age as at the date of vaccination) MUST be accompanied by their parents/guardians, who will sign on the consent form on behalf of the enrolees in the clinic.
  • Individual aged 8 years or below and who have NOT received any influenza vaccination previously, are recommended to have at least 4 weeks apart between the vaccinations.
  • Offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offers or discounts and cannot be exchanged for cash or other products.
  • Neither amendment nor cancellation is allowed once the payment has been confirmed. Also, it is not transferable nor refundable.
  • All vaccinations are not for the purpose of medical diagnosis or treatment.
  • In case of disputes, the decision of Quality HealthCare Medical Services Limited shall be final.