Statement from Paul Van Buynder, Chairman Immunisation Coalition

Melbourne, 30 October 2017, 11.00 am Statement, Paul Van Buynder, Chairman Immunisation Coalition:   “Media reports referring to ‘cheap vaccines’ don’t accurately describe the situation of vaccine purchasing in Australia. The vaccine purchased by the Australian Government and used this year was the best available in Australia at the time, and remains so today. While […]

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Update on Meningococcal W

Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, but sometimes life threatening illness. At any one time, approximately 10 per cent of healthy people carry meningococcal bacteria harmlessly in their nose or throat and do not become ill. The bacteria are more commonly found in teenagers and young adults.

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Through its Board of Directors, the Immunisation Coalition is able to ensure full control over its activities and published materials. Sub committees have also been established to provide additional support.

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