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Flumist is available now!

This year’s vaccine has arrived!
Please call the clinic and come for the injection.

What strains?

  • A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus

    (Flublok: A/Wisconsin/588/2019 (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

What choices?

  1. The standard intramuscular injection, quadrivalent inactivated vaccines (Vaxigrip Tetra, Sanofi Pasteur and Fluarix Tetra, GSK), suitable for infants 6 months or older;

  2. The nasal, live attenuated vaccine (Flumist, AstraZeneca), suitable for non-asthmatic, non-wheezing infants from 2 years or older; and,

  3. The intramuscular injection, quadrivalent recombinant vaccine (Flublok, Sanofi Pasteur), suitable for adults 18 years or older. Advantage of this vaccine is egg-free and causes a higher antibody response.


  1. ALL Children (from 6 months to 12 years);

  2. ALL persons aged above 50 years;

  3. High risk persons (chronic diseases);

  4. Individuals at high risk work places

    (children in day care, child care personnel, Institutional workers, doctors, teachers etc.);

  5. Pregnant women;

  6. Anyone who wants to reduce the chance of contracting Influenz

To provide maximum protection, include ALL FAMILY MEMBERS.

When?NOW, before year end preferably.

How many doses?

Adults and children 9 years or older

1 dose every year

Children under 9 years

First time: 2 doses spaced 1 month apart;
subsequently, every year

Side effects?

  1. Pain and swelling of the injection site

  2. Mild flu-like symptoms (fever, runny nose and tiredness)

  3. Allergic reactions: rare

Please call our staff at 2526 6332 for information.

This information is only for Children at 818 patients’ reference.


Our Clinics

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Children at 818

(852) 2526 6332

318, 3/F, 1 Pedder Street, Central Building, Central

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Virtus Paediatrics (Central)

(852) 3893 6331

18/F, 122 Queen's Road Central, Central

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Hong Kong Paediatric Surgery & Paediatric Urology Centre

(852) 2869 6912

Suite 1329, Central Building, 1-3 Pedder Street, Central

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Virtus Paediatrics (Tsim Sha Tsui)

(852) 3691 2021

11/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle road, TsimShaTsui, Kowloon