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Funded influenza vaccines for 2020

Programme start date for eligible patients and healthcare workers is 18 March 2020

 

• AFLURIA® QUAD (Seqirus) is the funded influenza vaccine for adults and children aged 3 years or older.

• AFLURIA® QUAD JUNIOR (Seqirus)
is the funded influenza vaccine for infants and children aged 6–35 months.


The influenza strains included in the 2020 quadrivalent influenza vaccines

• A/Brisbane/02/2018 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus

• A/South Australia/34/2019 (H3N2)-like virus

• B/Washington/02/2019-like virus

• B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus

 

Extension to the end of the Influenza Immunisation Programme

The funded influenza vaccine will be available until 31 December each year from now on (pregnant women, those aged 65 years and over and those aged under 65 years with certain medical conditions) and who were not vaccinated before or during winter.
 

 For influenza information for Health Professionals, please visit the Ministry of Health website

The National Influenza Strategy Group website also has information for health professionals.

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