What’s new in flu vaccination in 2021?
While most of the world’s attention has been focused on the COVID-19 vaccine, we can’t forget about flu – historically one of Australia’s biggest causes of morbidity and mortality. This year, there will be options in terms of the available flu vaccines. The difference relates to their manufacture, either through egg-culture or cell-culture. Immunisation expert, Associate Professor John Litt takes us through this difference as well as updating us on what is now known about flu vaccine effectiveness and the factors that influence it.
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7:00pm – 9:00pm AEDT (NSW, VIC, TAS, ACT)
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4:00pm – 6:00pm AWST (WA)