Vancouver Coastal Health offers nasal spray vaccine as flu season kicks off

Sorry, I don’t trust these either. Some believe these may be even MORE dangerous than traditional vaccines.

Global News

The flu season is upon us, and doctors are reminding everyone to get their annual flu shot.

The first supply of vaccines has arrived, and this year, health officials in B.C. are hoping to make things a little less traumatic for younger children by offering an alternative to the needle.

The nasal spray influenza vaccine is recommended for children aged two to 17-years old.

Vancouver Coastal Health was the only health authority that offered flu mist as a trial last season.

The nasal vaccine was chosen by the majority of parents over the traditional flu shot and was preferred by health officials because of how easy it is to administer.

Another novelty this year is that people visiting health care facilities are now eligible for free influenza vaccine.

Last year, there was a requirement for doctors, staff, students and volunteers to get immunized or wear a mask while at work during…

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