A Nigerian father who opposed vaccinations prior to his son contracting polio now campaigns for vaccines, lending his support to local health workers.
Measles more dangerous than doctors realised, destroying the immune system’s memory.
We have recently reviewed and updated our BCG vaccine reference page.
$200 million in new health funding announced following a horror flu season.
Pharmacist immunisers are in the media – from April 2020 parents will be able to take their children aged between 10-16 to a pharmacy to get their influenza vaccine. In States other than Victoria, this might cost you more.
The Australian Immunisation Handbook has recently been updated to reflect changes approved by the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Brendan Murphy, on 20th September 2019. A summary of the updates is available at Updates. Note: Changes include updates to 19 chapters of the Handbook, and various administrative updates to improve the usability of the Handbook, including … Continued
For infants travelling to countries experiencing extensive measles transmission, a free dose of MMR vaccine may be given as early as 6 months of age.