Flu vaccine production has ramped up but GPs still can’t get enough

Soaring demand because of coronavirus magnifies distribution problems, GP Dr Rod Pearce says.

GPs continue to be frustrated by lack of access to influenza vaccines for their patients despite the Australian Government ordering a record amount in response to COVID-19, the chair of the Immunisation Coalition says.

Dr Rod Pearce.

Almost 14 million flu vaccines were distributed earlier this year, including more than four million doses of Fluad Quad, enough for almost all patients over 65 who