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FluQuadri Junior is the only quadrivalent vaccine registered for use in children 6 months to < 3 years of age

FluQuadri Junior is the only quadrivalent vaccine registered for use in children 6 months to < 3 years of age

The Northern Sydney Public Health Unit is advising that there has been an increase in notifications of children < 3 years of age having been provided the Fluarix Tetra vaccine as their annual influenza vaccine. A reminder that this vaccine is only registered for use in people ≥ 3 years of age.

For children 6 months to < 3 years of age FluQuadri Junior is the only quadrivalent vaccine registered for use in this age group.

For further information please refer to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) advice for immunisation providers regarding the administration of seasonal influenza vaccines in 2016.

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