What influenza vaccines are available this year?

What influenza vaccines are available this year?

Answer: 

INFLUVAC® TETRA

For adults and children aged 3 years or older

FLUARIX® TETRA 

For children aged 6 months to under 3 years, i.e. 6–35 months

AFLURIA® QUAD

For adults and children aged 5 years or older

  • This vaccine may be used by companies and occupation health services that provide influenza immunisation in the workplace, community pharmacies and some family doctors/general practices.
  • Click on this link to read the Consumer Medicine Information sheet.

Based on advice from the World Health Organization, all the influenza vaccines available in the Southern Hemisphere in 2019 include the following four influenza strains:

  • A/Michigan/45/2015 (H1N1) pdm09-like virus
  • A/Switzerland/8060/2017 (H3N2)-like virus
  • B/Colorado/06/2017-like virus
  • B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus