Welcome to MVEC

The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is an online initiative which provides up-to-date immunisation information for healthcare professionals, parents and the public.

MVEC content aims to address common queries around vaccines and to promote the benefits of immunisation for both children and adults.

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Vaccine safety information

Safety data for COVID-19 vaccines in Victoria

The Victorian COVID-19 vaccine safety report provides a snapshot of all adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) following COVID-19 vaccination in the state of Victoria, Australia.

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Victorian Specialist Immunisation Services (VicSIS)

The Victorian Specialist Immunisation Services (VicSIS) network is a collaboration between the Victorian Department of Health and SAEFVIC.

VicSIS provides specialist vaccination clinical services for adults and children (≥ 5 years of age) who have experienced an adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) with a COVID-19 vaccine, or for those who are identified as at-risk of experiencing an AEFI.

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SAEFVIC is the central vaccines safety surveillance and reporting service in Victoria for any significant adverse event following immunisation (AEFI).

Following the report of adverse events, SAEFVIC can facilitate individualised clinical assistance for patients and families affected by an AEFI.

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A-Z Immunisation References

Our Immunisation Reference pages detail information on a wide range of immunisation topics including vaccine safety information, immunisation recommendations for special risk groups, the National Immunisation Program and COVID-19 vaccines.

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Vaccine Safety Report

Some description about the purpose of the SAEFVIC Vaccine Safety Report and what’s it all about.

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