Seasonal influenza vaccines
Influenza vaccines are given in the arm with a needle. A seasonal influenza vaccine can protect against three or four influenza viruses. There are a few side effects of this vaccine such as fatigue, fever, muscle aches, and nausea.
Quadrivalent influenza vaccines
A quadrivalent influenza vaccine protects against four influenza viruses – two influenza B viruses and two influenza A viruses. Your doctor will help you with details to understand more about this vaccine along with its benefits for your condition.
Fluzone high-dose seasonal influenza vaccines
Fluzone high-dose is a trivalent inactivated flu vaccine. This is a licensed vaccine specifically for people 65 years and older. Fluzone high-dose vaccines contain four times the antigen of standard-dose inactivated influenza vaccines. The higher dose of antigen in this vaccine helps further protect older people against the flu.
Flu vaccination by jet injector
A jet injector is a medical device that is used for vaccination. The device has a high pressure, narrow stream of fluid that goes inside the skin easily instead of a hypodermic needle. This device was invented in the 1960s and it is still successfully used today to eradicate smallpox and other diseases.
Flu vaccine with adjuvant
An adjuvant is an ingredient that is added in the vaccine with the aim of creating a stronger immune response in the vaccinated person. This vaccine is for people 65 years and older. It is manufactured using an egg-based process, and is further formulated with the adjuvant MF59.
To learn more about influenza vaccination, you can always contact your doctor and get complete information.