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National Immunisation Program – Pneumococcal vaccination schedule from 1 July 2020 – Clinical advice for vaccination providers

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Publication date: 
3 June 2020
Last updated: 
15 June 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This fact sheet provides clinical advice for vaccination providers on pneumococcal vaccination from 1 July 2020.

It includes information on key changes to the pneumococcal vaccination schedule on the NIP to reflect the current best clinical evidence in preventing pneumococcal disease in adults and in people with conditions that increase their risk of disease.

The changes are further represented in the NIP Pneumococcal vaccination schedule decision tree from 1 July 2020.