Flu Vaccination in Zambia
Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots or flu jabs, are vaccines that protect against infection by Influenza viruses.]A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year, as the Influenza virus rapidly changes.
It is estimated that vaccination against influenza reduces sickness, medical visits, hospitalizations, and even reduces risk of death
While side effects of the flu vaccine may occur, they are usually minor.
Flu Vaccinations are administered as an injection.[ sometimes by Nasal spray]. It is administered one time, and is effective for that year’s flu season. They are administered at registered clinics, hospital or doctors.
The flu Virus is normal most active during the winter months, so it is most effective to receive the annual vaccination from the month of March. onwards
Check with your local medical provider if they do offer the service