Category: Flu vaccine

Flu Vaccine Update: Individuals aged 65 years and over – HIGH DOSE VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE
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Flu Vaccine Update: Individuals aged 65 years and over – HIGH DOSE VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE

This year there is a new influenza vaccine formulation for all individuals aged 65 years and over. This is a trivalent (3 strain) influenza vaccine which is funded under the 2018 Federal Government Influenza Vaccination Program. Essentially, the aim of this vaccine is to provide increased protection against influenza in this age group.  The vaccine is a ‘high dose’...