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Influenza Immunization

 

Influenza Immunization

Indications for Influenza Vaccination

  • All healthy children 6-23 months of age.
  • Targeted high-risk children and adolescents (eg, chronic pulmonary disease including asthma, sickle cell anemia, HIV infection).
  • Other high-risk children and adolescents (eg, diabetes mellitus, chronic renal disease, chronic metabolic disease).
  • Close contacts of high-risk patients.
  • Foreign travel if exposure is likely.
Vaccine Administration. Administer in the Fall, usually October 1-November 15, before the start of the influenza season.

Influenza Immunization Administration

Age Dosage (mL) Number of Doses
6-35 months 0.25 1-2*
3-8 years 0.5 1-2*
9-12 years 0.5 1
>12 years 0.5 1

Note :
*Two doses administered at least one month apart are recommended for children who are receiving influenza vaccine for the first time.

 


 
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