There are a number of seasonal influenza vaccines available for use in Australia in 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.
Influenza brand and dosing guidelines 2020:
|Age group||Brand and dose|
|FluQuadri® 0.5ml (Sanofi)||Vaxigrip Tetra® 0.5ml (Sanofi)||Fluarix Tetra® 0.5ml (GSK)||Afluria Quad® 0.5ml (Seqirus)||Influvac Tetra® 0.5ml (Mylan)||Fluad® Quad 0.5ml (Seqirus)|
|<6-months||Too young to receive vaccine (N/A)|
|6 to 35-months (<3-years) *¥||0.5ml||0.5ml||0.5ml||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|≥3-years to <5-years *¥||0.5ml||0.5ml||0.5ml||N/A||0.5ml||N/A|
|≥5 to <65-years *¥||0.5ml||0.5ml||0.5ml||0.5ml||0.5ml||N/A|
For further information on seasonal influenza vaccines in 2020, refer to our MVEC resources: Influenza vaccine recommendations page