Younger adults need flu vax

A survey by the Influenza Specialist Group (ISG) revealed 67% of Australians aged 35—49 would have doubts about visiting their GP for vaccination, even if they were aware this year’s flu may cause more illness among people of their age than previous years.

The H1N1 strain was dominant in the 2013—14 influenza season in the US and many European countries, and these trends are often reflected in Australia during the following season.

H1N1 has a history of causing potentially