Flu vaccines for children

A quick reference guide to the childhood flu vaccines for winter 2018 to 2019.


Which flu vaccine should children have?

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Two types of flu vaccine are available for children in 2018 to 2019: the ‘live’ nasal spray vaccine and the inactivated injected flu vaccine. This chart indicates which vaccine children should get and who is eligible.

Published 20 August 2015
Last updated 22 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added child flu vaccines poster for 2018 to 2019 influenza programme.
  2. Updated childhood flu vaccines graphic for winter 2017 to 2018.
  3. Updated flu vaccine chart for children in 2016 to 2017.
  4. Poster for GPs and clinics, showing which flu vaccines children should have.
  5. First published.