Influenza Clinical FAQs

What if I am breastfeeding, does that mean my baby doesn’t need the vaccine from six months?
Breastfeeding is great, but doesn’t provide enough antibodies to your baby’s system to protect them again influenza.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 at 8:15 PM
Can people with an egg allergy receive the influenza vaccine?
Yes, persons with egg allergy, including anaphylaxis, can be safely vaccinated with influenza vaccines. Persons with a history of egg allergy (non-anaphylax...
Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 at 8:15 PM
Can the influenza vaccine be administered to people with a latex allergy?
All influenza vaccines currently available in Australia are latex-free.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 at 8:16 PM
Where can I get more information about the influenza vaccine?
The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance has developed an influenza fact sheet and FAQs. The information is available at NCIRS - Influ...
Sun, 20 Mar, 2022 at 8:17 PM