2021 flu vaccine composition posted in Australia

On Sept 25, the WHO announced the recommended influenza strains for the 2021 southern hemisphere season for both egg and cell/recombinant-based vaccines. Accompanying the release is a full report and Q&A. The agency reports that fewer viruses were available for characterisation this year due to decreased influenza activity, which ‘was very low in reporting countries in Oceania with co-circulation of influenza A and influenza B viruses and predominance of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09’. Read More


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