The trivalent vaccines (Agrippal, Enzira, Imuvac, Influvac, Inactivated Influenza Vaccine BP [Sanofi Pasteur MSD] and Intanza) now contain the following virus strains:
- A/California/7/2009 as the H1N1-like component (as last season)
- A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 as the H3N2-like component
- B/Brisbane/60/2008 as the influenza B component.
The tetravalent vaccines Fluarix Tetra and Fluenz Tetra contain the additional influenza B strain B/Phuket/3073/2013.
Fluenz Tetra, an intranasal spray, continues to be indicated in the routine childhood flu vaccination programme, which has been extended this year to include all children aged 2 to 8 years and those in school years 1 to 3.
The egg-free vaccine Optaflu is no longer available.