Children aged 6 months can now also be given the Fluarix quadrivalent flu vaccine


eMediNexus    13 January 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for the four-strain influenza vaccine Fluarix Quadrivalent (GlaxoSmithKline) to children as young as 6 months. The vaccine is approved for use in adults and children aged 3 years and older to prevent disease due to seasonal influenza virus subtypes A and B.

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