If you're 45 years or above with or without comorbidities like diabetes, asthma/COPD talk to your doctor about annual flu vaccination today.

Do you know that flu vaccination is also for adults?

India has begun getting back on its feet but as we see all around us, it is with every precautionary measure. From work to public spaces for recreation, safety for everyone comes first. We must also remember to safeguard ourselves from other illnesses. For instance, flu. Did you know, globally, influenza causes 30 lakh to 60 lakh severe cases, with 2.9 lakh to 6.5 lakh respiratory deaths annually(3,4)? Flu vaccination is the most appropriate to prevent Flu and/or its complications.


WHO recommends influenza vaccination in India from April onwards. Ask your doctor about flu vaccination and give yourself and your families the best protection from flu.

Do you have diabetes, asthma or any chronic breathing issues?

 Do you have any pre-existing conditions like diabetes, asthma or other respiratory conditions? If yes, then you must take extra care when it comes to protecting yourself from flu. Did you know, people with chronic conditions like diabetes or asthm are at a greater risk of flu-related complications? (2) Good hygiene is a way to protect yourself against flu, Flu vaccination is the most appropriate to prevent Flu and/or its complications(5).

WHO recommends influenza vaccination in India from April onwards. Ask your doctor about flu vaccination and stay protected from flu.

Do you have children under the age of 8?

Carefree. Energetic. Curious. Children are all these things and  more! Children are also very social. Making new friends, playing in their neighborhood or being indoors can put them at risk of infections - like flu. Flu is contagious. Each year, around 8.7 lakh children under the age of 5 get hospitalized because of flu(1). There’s a way to keep your child, under the age of 8 years, away from the flu and its related illnesses. 

WHO recommends influenza vaccination in India from April onwards. Ask your pediatrician about flu vaccination and give your little one the best protection from flu.

Are you a Senior Citizen?

As a senior citizen, you are likely to be susceptible to many infections or illnesses. The flu is definitely one of them. In fact, adults over 65 and people with chronic conditions like diabetes or asthma are at a greater risk of flu-related complications(2). Yes, you need to be even more careful when it comes to infectious diseases like flu. The answer is flu vaccination. Health bodies recommend it to safeguard yourself against flu.

WHO recommends influenza  vaccination in India from April onwards. Ask your doctor about flu vaccination and stay protected from flu.

References for articles info:
  1. Lafond KE et al., Plos Med 13(3): e1001977. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001977 Published in 2016
  2. Warren-Gash C, et al Eur Respr J.2018.51
  3. WHO: Seasonal Influenza Factsheet, 2018;
  4. WHO: Seasonal Influenza Factsheet , November 2018
  5. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/season/protect-your-health.html

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