Influenza vaccine



Influensavaccin - Stockholm, Göteborg & Partille

Influenza is an annual viral disease that is contagious, especially in winter in Sweden. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with underlying conditions are hardest hit. Influenza can lead to deaths among the risk groups, but most people who become ill in Sweden recover after a while. Examples of symptoms connected to the flu are cough, fever, joint pain, and headache. Do you have ongoing symptoms and want to test yourself? Then visit drive-in station; click here for more info.


Time required: 15min

Kostnadsfri vaccinering för dig som bor i Stockholm - oavsett ålder

Legehuset vill att fler människor ska ha möjligheten att vaccinera sig mot den årliga influensan och därför erbjuder vi med start den 16/2-2022 helt gratis influensavaccin för alla åldersgrupper, även om man inte är i riskgrupp. Erbjudandet gäller till den 28/2-2022. Läs mer här.

What is the difference between Influenza and Covid-19?

he symptoms of the annual flu and Covid-19 are similar, and it can be challenging to know what you have been affected by. Both infections are spread through contact infection and droplet infection. You usually get a fever, dry cough and fatigue from flu and Covid-19. To make it easier to determine what you have suffered from, we have listed the most common symptoms for each infection below.   

Influenza - Symptoms

It usually takes 1-4 days from being infected until you feel symptoms. Typical flu symptoms are: 

  • Fever
  • Sore throat and cough  
  • Fatigue
  • Chilled
  • Joint and/or muscle pain
  • Headache

Covid-19 - Symptom

The symptoms differ significantly from person to person. Some are affected without notice, and some may become seriously ill and need hospital care.

  • Fever
  • Sore throat and cough    
  • Respiratory effects / Harder to breathe
  • Joint and/or muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Impaired sense of taste and smell
  • Nausea

Does the flu vaccine have any side effects?

There are mild side effects associated with all vaccinations. These are redness, swelling and itching around the injection site. It is important to note that vaccines are, in most cases, based on egg protein; egg allergy sufferers are asked to consult one of our doctors, who is always on-site before vaccination against influenza to avoid allergic reactions.

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