Fluvirin is a vaccine that mostly used to prevent the infection and further damage by the influenza virus. It is often called a seasonal influenza shot. Influenza sometimes can cause very serious sicknesses including death. The most high-risk group of people of infection are babies, very young children, elderly people and those who have some kind of serious health problems. Fluvirin vaccine affects the human body to make it produce its own antibodies protection against the influenza virus.
Using vaccines is one of the best ways of preventing serious infection and lowering the risk of serious illnesses if you got infected by the virus. The vaccine brand and also the dosage you receive from your medical expert depends on your health, age, and some other factors. Fluvirin vaccination against influenza is not suggested at a very young age, not if the child is less than six months old.