Next year, three types of flu vaccine will be used in the flu Programme
Adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine (aTIV)
For 65 years and over.
Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV) -
This is recommended for children aged from 6 months to 2 years and in adults from 18 years to less than 65 years of age who are at increased risk from flu because of a long term health condition.
In general practice and via school based programmes:
Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV)
This is a nasal spray and is licensed for children and young people from 2 years old to less than 18 years of age. The age groups targeted in England for this vaccine in 2018/19 are two and three year olds (through their GP surgery) and school aged children in reception class through to Year 5 (through schools vaccination service)