There are a number of seasonal influenza vaccines available for use in Australia during the 2020 influenza season. Some influenza brands are already in circulation. This can cause some confusion therefore we encourage everyone to be familiar with the brands and dosing guidelines in 2020. Refer to the Influenza brand and dosing guidelines 2020 table here.
Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). The Raising Children Network (Australia) has developed a useful resource to ensure they get reliable information.
The Department of Health has released a statement made by Dr Brett Sutton, the Victorian Chief Medical Officer, on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and school closures in Victoria
The Medical Journal of Australia has a released a new podcast with Professor Allen Cheng on COVID-19 in Australia
Due to the current uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 situation which WHO has now declared a pandemic, the 11th CVU is postponed.
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MVEC’s Frequently Asked Questions for the 2020 Influenza season are now available online To view our reference page please click on the following link: MVEC: Influenza vaccines: Frequently asked questions
MVEC has updated its influenza recommendations for the 2020 season.