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Immunisation newsletter – August 2019

  • The National Vaccine Storage Guidelines 'Strive for 5' third edition now available
  • One or two doses of influenza vaccine in 2019? Recommendations and funding
  • Seasonal influenza activity reports - weekly reports available to download
  • Non-Medicare card holders - children's vaccines given overseas or in Australia
  • Free MMR vaccine for infants travelling overseas
  • Injection site reactions information sheet - new NCIRS resource
  • Planning catch up immunisation - flow chart for people of all ages

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