Date published: 
3 March 2021
Type: 
News
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Close up image of a vaccine being administered

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has released advice to support immunisation providers ahead of the 2021 influenza season.

It includes information about:

  • the influenza vaccines available for use in Australia in 2021, by age
  • influenza virus strains included in the 2021 seasonal influenza vaccines
  • timing of vaccination, including timing of influenza and COVID-19 vaccines
  • vaccination for pregnant women
  • eligibility for influenza vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program (NIP)
  • medical conditions that are associated with an increased risk of influenza complications.

For more information read the ATAGI advice on seasonal influenza vaccines in 2021.