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Flu: when is the best time to be vaccinated?

2014-04-11 13:44

The best time to be vaccinated against the flu is before the end of April. Learn more.

Hepatitis B vaccination

2014-05-06 15:17

Hepatitis B is a vaccine-preventable disease, so the hepatitis B vaccination (HBV) is recommended as part of routine childhood immunisation in Australia.

Rabies vaccine: what should you know?

2014-04-11 13:41

The rabies virus is estimated to be responsible for more than 50,000 deaths a year, though Australia is free from terrestrial rabies. What should you know about the vaccine?

When should you get a tetanus shot?

2014-05-27 14:29

Tetanus is a potentially fatal bacterial disease but can fortunately be prevented through vaccination.

 

What, exactly, is the influenza vaccine?

2014-05-06 16:06

Influenza vaccines are produced from inactivated (killed) viruses. They don’t contain the infective virus and can therefore not cause flu. Learn more.

How effective is the influenza vaccine?

2014-04-11 13:33

No vaccine is 100% effective, and many factors may play a role in terms of its efficacy. Find out more.

Flu vaccine: who should not be vaccinated?

2014-05-06 16:13

While authorities generally recommend that everyone receives the annual flu vaccine, there are some who should not.

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