Free influenza vaccine

More than 4.5 million Australians who are most at risk of getting sick during this year’s flu season can now access a free influenza vaccine under the federal government’s National Immunisation Program.

  • A(H1N1): an A/Michigan/45/2015(H1N1) pdm09 like virus.
  • A(H3N2): an A/Singapore/INFIMH-16-0019/2016(H3N2) like virus.
  • B: a B/Phuket/3073/2013 like virus.
  • B: a B/Brisbane/60/2008 like virus.
  • The composition of the Australian vaccine is decided by the Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee in consultation with the World Health Organisation.

    Influenza vaccines are age specific, so ask your customers to ask their doctor about the best vaccine for them and their children.

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