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Immunisation Coalition chair Professor Paul Van Buynder has suggested that a cheap version of the flu vaccine may have influenced 2017’s “disaster year” This year’s iteration of the flu vaccine …

The TGA has accepted committee recommendations for next year’s flu vaccine, which brings a new virus strain into the fold While this year’s flu season – one of the worst …

This year’s flu cases are more than double those of 2015 As of 16 October there have been a total of 212,365 laboratory confirmed notifications of influenza in Australia this …

This year’s severe flu season has highlighted that pharmacy can do more to help boost vaccination rates, says the Guild’s David Quilty And extending the National Immunisation Program to pharmacy …

Flu numbers are finally on a downward trend amidst worst flu season on record – with nearly 200,000 confirmed cases As of 2 October, there have been 192,542 influenza cases, …

A national approach to pharmacist-administered vaccines could help boost immunisation rates, one pharmacy academic says The University of Sydney’s Professor Peter Carroll, who with colleague Jane Hanrahan investigated how influenza …

Recognition for pharmacists was an issue this week: whether in terms of consumer awareness or pay The week started by recognising the important work pharmacists do, with World Pharmacists’ Day; …

The 2017 flu vaccine was well matched to the circulating strains – yet appears to have been less effective than usual Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy said in a …

Victoria’s state Opposition has committed to free flu vaccines for all kids, should it win the next state election Shadow Minister for Health Mary Wooldridge announced that a Liberal Nationals …

Influenza has traditionally been the underdog of vaccine-preventable diseases, write Julie Leask and Samantha Carlson Julie Leask, Associate Professor, University of Sydney; Samantha Carlson, Research Officer for the National Centre for Immunisation Research …

The government has released some Tamiflu stock from the National Medical Stockpile to help bolster national supplies during worst flu season on record There is currently a shortage of Tamiflu …

A new initiative to boost vaccination rates among aged care workers has been launched amid figures which reveal our worst flu season on record The latest figures from the Immunisation …