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Warm Reminder: Prevent Flu Get Vaccinated

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Apart from high-risk group such as older people and young children, people with certain health conditions also at high risk of serious flu complications.

 

The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. 2017/18 seasonal influenza vaccination service (quadrivalent vaccine) is NOW available at ParkwayHealth Medical Centre and the vaccine contains the following: -

 

l   an A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) pdm09-like virus

l   an A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2)-like virus

l   a B/Brisbane/60/2008-like (B/Victoria lineage) virus

l   B/Phuket/3073/2013-like (B/Yamagata lineage) virus.

 

For details, please contact our staff at 2810 9188 or email to hk.central@parkwaypantai.com

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