The science of immunisation: your questions answered
The Science of Immunisation: Questions and Answers guide has been updated. The guide looks at the benefits and safety of vaccines, what is in vaccines and what the future holds for vaccination.
The Australian Government has partnered with the Australian Academy of Science to update The Science of Immunisation: Questions and Answers guide. The guide reflects the most up-to-date evidence and science behind immunisation. A new video about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines supports the guide.
A working group of leading scientists, doctors, science communicators and experts in language and social sciences oversaw the update of the guide.
The publication and a series of short videos and in-depth articles answer 5 key questions:
- What is immunisation?
- What is in a vaccine?
- Who benefits from vaccines?
- Are vaccines safe?
- What does the future hold for vaccination?
The Science of Immunisation: Questions and Answers publication, videos and articles are available from the Australian Academy of Science.