Vaccines in pregnancy reference page update



We have recently updated our Vaccines in pregnancy immunisation reference page. Influenza and pertussis vaccines are recommended in pregnancy.  All live vaccines are contraindicated in pregnancy.

No herd immunity: MenB vaccine ‘fails’ in school trial



A major Australian study with almost 35000 participants has failed to show any discernable impact on throat carriage of Neisseria meningitidis or herd immunity. Importantly, there was a high level of protection among participants, with no cases of meningococcal disease occurring during the study.