April 21, 2015

Short window remaining to get flu shot this year

With winter coming, it is important health professionals keep up-to-date with the some of the latest vaccination research and information available.

The government-funded flu vaccine for at-risk groups is now available, a month later than usual, due to manufacturing delays with incorporating two new strains into the vaccine.

The Influenza Specialist Group (ISG) is warning the late start to the flu vaccination season is leaving Australians with close to six weeks to get vaccinated before winter.

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