Seasonal flu vaccine supply 2018

Australia and Victoria are experiencing an unprecedented demand for influenza vaccines this year across the public and private market. The department will now need to ration the distribution of influenza vaccine, so that incoming stock can be carefully matched against need..

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Vaccination is offered to infants and children aged 0–4 years of age in Victoria under the National Immunisation Program. Infants and children can receive these free vaccinations at immunisation sessions run by local councils or from a general practitioner.

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Influenza vaccine

For more information on the Victorian funded free influenza vaccine for all children aged from six months to under five years, visit the seasonal influenza vaccine page.

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