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As we head into the 2019 influenza vaccination season, a range of resources are available for Australian healthcare professionals to support the administration of seasonal influenza vaccines.
This news item summarises the key information and resources available from the Australian Government Department of Health. View the clinical update here.
This resource provides advice for immunisation providers regarding the administration of 2019 seasonal influenza vaccines.
Overview of key points and updates for 2019:
Access the full ATAGI statement here.
The following NCIRS fact sheets have been updated for 2019:
• Influenza vaccines for Australians
• Influenza vaccines - FAQs
Protecting our most vulnerable children from influenza: we can do better
1 May 2019 1pm More info and register
The 2019 Influenza program AND MumBubVax - a new tool to support midwife conversations with parents-to-be on vaccinationView the video
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The AusVaxSafety active vaccine safety surveillance system monitors the safety of vaccines in Australia. Using de-identified data reported directly from people receiving the vaccines (or their parent or carer), AusVaxSafety monitors adverse events following immunisation and facilitates early detection of potential vaccine safety issues.
Routine monitoring of the safety of the 2019 influenza vaccines in all ages commenced on 1 April 2019.
Vaccine safety results for the 2019 influenza vaccines will be available on the NCIRS website from Friday 12 April 2019 and updated weekly.
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