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Immunisation Newsletter, Issue 76, August 2015

July 17, 2015
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The August issue of the Immunisation Newsletter has been published.

In this issue:

  • Do not use bioCSL’s Fluvax® in children under five years of age
  • Eligibility for free annual influenza vaccine
  • Parents Whooping Cough Vaccination Program
  • Proposed changes to immunisation requirements
  • New vaccines to be listed on the National Immunisation Program
  • Immunisation register expansions
  • ProQuad® — an additional MMRV vaccine brand
  • What is the Immunisation Nurses Special Interest Group?
  • Invasive pneumococcal disease – two case studies
  • SAEFVIC — varicella case study*
  • Catch-up vaccine scenarios—10 years of age and over
  • Send your workplace email
  • Bexsero® – meningococcal B vaccine advice
  • Consider the capacity of your vaccine fridge to store new vaccines
  • Updated cold chain advice fridge magnet
  • Further reading

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