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Clinical News – Feb ’16

Clinical News – Feb ’16

ZIKA Virus

The ZIKA virus has been gaining much public attention particularly where five cases of the virus were detected in Australia this year – all of which were acquired overseas.

CLICK HERE for Zika Virus information for clinicians and public health practitioners

Flu vaccine orders can now be placed online

Flu vaccine ordering is now available through the NSW Health online vaccine ordering system.

Supplies of junior vaccines are limited to the projected number of Aboriginal and children with medical risk factors and the vaccine comes in packs of 5 doses. Practices are limited to 1 order of a pack of 5 vaccines for children aged 6 to 35 months. Eligibility for junior vaccines is as follows:

  • Children aged 6 to 35 months with medical risk factors ONLY
  • All Aboriginal children aged 6 to 35 months

CLICK HERE to order flu vaccines

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