Quadrivalent flu vaccine for seniors added to NIP

Opportunistic vaccination will be particularly important this season because of coronavirus, says ATAGI

The Federal Government has released details about this season’s influenza vaccination program, with GP fridges expected to be stocked by mid-April.

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Australia will be the first country to offer an adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine to over-65s rather than the enhanced trivalent vaccine available last year.

And as announced in August last year, previously state-funded flu vaccinations for children aged six months to under five years