Tag: flu

  • Fluzone Flu Shot

    Fluzone Vaccine

    Fluzone is a flu shot that comes in High-Dose, Intradermal, Trivalent, and Quadrivalent versions just for adults over 65. What is Fluzone? Fluzone is an immunization against influenza (“the flu”)...

  • Fluad High-Dose Vaccine for Influenza

    Fluad Vaccine

    Fluad is a flu shot for adults over 65. It contains an adjuvant called MF59, which triggers a stronger immune response to the vaccine. Fluad caused a health scare in...

  • FluVirin Flu Vaccine

    Fluvirin Vaccine

    Fluvirin is a flu shot that prevents infection with three types of influenza viruses. Some of the most common side effects are flu-like symptoms, but Fluvirin can’t actually cause the...

  • FluMist Flu Vaccine

    FluMist Vaccine

    FluMist is a nasal spray flu vaccine. It was discontinued in 2016-2017 flu season because it was only 3% effective in the previous three flu seasons. FluMist contains a live...

  • FluLaval Flu Shot

    FluLaval Vaccine

    FluLaval is a flu shot that helps prevent infection with three or four different types of influenza viruses. Some types of FluLaval were recalled in April 2015 because they might...

  • Flucelvax Flu Shot

    Flucelvax Vaccine

    Flucelvax is a cell-based flu vaccine that is made in dog kidney cells rather than chicken eggs. There are Trivalent and Quadrivalent versions of Flucelvax and both are approved for...

  • Flublok Flu Shot

    Flublok Vaccine

    Flublok is an egg-free flu vaccine for people over 18 years old. Unlike most other flu shots, Flublok is made in insect cells and it contains a flu virus protein...

  • Fluarix Flu Shot

    Fluarix Vaccine

    Fluarix is a flu shot for people who are at least 3 years old. It comes in Trivalent and Quadrivalent formulations. The most common side effects are reactions where the...

  • "Flu Shot (Vaccine) concept image - contains self-made newspaper headline with health content, syringe for vaccination with the needle and flu protection mask. Flu prevention, H1N1 prevention and protection.The term vaccine derives from Edward Jenner's 1796 use of the term cow pox

    Flu Shot (Influenza) Vaccine

    Influenza or “the flu” is one of the most common and dangerous viral diseases in the world. Every year, about 50% of Americans get immunized against the flu with a...