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2017 Influenza Report

Thursday, 01 February 2018
2017 Influenza Report

We’ve had another successful flu vaccination campaign this year, preparing our corporate clients for what turned out to be a country-wide influenza epidemic. The flu season started early and, as of the 4th of December, there were 234,869 laboratory-confirmed1notifications - more than 2.5 times higher than last year!

During the peak of the season there were some negative headlines in the media about this year’s influenza vaccine and an Australian Influenza Surveillance Report 2017 Season Summary2 published by the federal Department of Health notes that its overall effectiveness was lower than expected.


Read the full article on our health hub here.