The severity for each flu season is classified by the proportion of the population admitted to the ICU and the number of pneumonia or influenza related deaths recorded nationwide.
Influenza is a common and acute respiratory illness that is estimated to cause 1,400 deaths, 18,000 hospitalisations, and over 300,000 general practice consultations in Australia each season.
It happens every flu season: Workplace sickie rates rise as the temperature falls. Suddenly, your temp agency consultant is your new bestie.
The choice looks simple enough: the familiar 3-strain ‘trivalent’ influenza vaccine or the new 4-strain quadrivalent version? Learn the difference.
Free Poster!So much is said and written about flu and the flu vaccine it is often difficult to understand what is actually correct. Find out what is fact and what is fiction.