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New flu protections following high season

Vulnerable Australians will get free access to even stronger protections against the flu in 2016 following another record number of […]

Flu jab provides significant protection against heart attacks

If you’re over 50 and get the flu jab, you’ll not only help to keep the dreaded lurgy at bay […]

Children not immunised due to socioeconomic barriers

Almost one in 10 Australian infants are at risk of severe infections because they are not up-to-date with their immunisations. […]

Developing a vaccine for middle ear infections

Researchers from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics together with the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio have discovered ground breaking evidence […]

Misinformation about HPV vaccines online

New research into the spread of misinformation on social media shows that 24% of the messages posted on Twitter about […]

Australian virus might be answer to effective Ebola vaccine

An experimental Ebola vaccine made using an Australian virus called Kunjin might help in the fight against the deadly Ebola […]

2015 seasonal influenza vaccines

Influenza vaccines can change from year to year as new strains of influenza virus appear. This is one reason vaccination […]

Next-gen polio vaccine tackles wild virus emergency

Vaccine technology being developed at The University of Queensland could hold the key to completely eradicating polio by removing live virus from the […]

Immunisation Overview

Immunisations or vaccinations are medicines containing particles of a disease like chicken pox or typhoid. When administered, they stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies that help the body prevent infection with that disease. They play a major role in preventing...


Generic Name: Inactivated influenza virus, split virion Product Name: Fluvax Indication Fluvax is a medication used to prevent infection with […]