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The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has developed advice for immunisation providers regarding the administration of Dengvaxia® for Australians. It includes information about the dengue virus, as well as use, efficacy and safety of the dengue vaccine in Australians.
The National Vaccine Storage Guidelines ‘Strive for 5’ provide up-to-date information and key recommendations about safe vaccine storage. The 3rd edition is now available and includes new appendices to support you.
Phase 3 of the Childhood Immunisation Education Campaign – ‘Get the facts about immunisation’ (the Campaign) launched in January to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.
From 1 April 2019, a single dose of the quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (Nimenrix®) protecting against serogroups A, C W and Y will be provided free to year 10 students and adolescents aged 15 - 19 who missed receiving the vaccine at school.
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged six months and over (unless contraindicated) to reduce their chance of becoming ill with influenza.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has provided a statement on the introduction of meningococcal ACWY vaccine (Nimenrix®) for adolescents through the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has provided advice to support immunisation providers ahead of this year’s influenza season.
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and over (unless contraindicated) to reduce their chance of becoming ill with influenza.
A public consultation is currently open on proposed changes to the recommended use of pertussis vaccines in pregnant women in the Australian Immunisation Handbook.