ADVERTISEMENT

Q. Is there any vaccine for swine flu?

Answered by
Faisal Abdul Karim Malim
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Oct 18, 2017

Hi doctor,

My baby is 1 year old. We are going to travel to our native place, and I heard that swine flu is epidemic there. So, I am very much scared about it. Kindly suggest some vaccination or a doctor who can provide a solution. How can we save our baby from this kind of disease?

#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • You can vaccinate the baby with the Vaxigrip (inactivated influenza) vaccine for swine flu, two weeks before the travel.
  • Prevent the child from coming into contact with many people at a time.

For further queries consult a child health specialist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/child-health-specialist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
What kind of problem will arise from an extra drop of OPV?

.. drop of OPV (oral polio vaccine) should not cause him any problem. These are live attenuated vaccine and thus virus does not cause any illness. Case report of them are very rare and usually with faulty vaccine preparation. Also, this was his boos...   Read full

Which type of vaccination is good, painless or painful?

As per the studies and previous experiences, painless vaccines are not effective ... So, I suggest you go with the painful vaccine only ...   Read full

Myths and Facts About Vaccination

Most of the patients that I treat ask this question about vaccination, 'How can an injected pathogen cure a disease ...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

Also Read


Sexual Problems and Depression
Depression is one of the commonest psychiatric problems in the general population. About 10 % of men and more than doubl...  Read more»
What Is ADHD and How Is It Managed?
This article discusses ADHD, whether it is a real condition, features of ADHD, how to recognize and manage this common c...  Read more»
Guidelines for Management of COVID-19 In Children
Amidst the concerns that children will be the target in the third wave of COVID-19, they have come up with certain guide...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a Wellness Expert online?

Ask a Child Health Specialist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.