Dear All

Please find attached latest version of Immunisation News.


In this edition we focus on


  • HPV vaccine catch up opportunity for girls in second level school
  • Measles outbreaks in Europe
  • European Immunization Week – Vaccines work
  • Vaccine uptake rates still below target for MenC vaccine
  • Adolescent MenC and Tdap vaccine uptake
  • Timing of primary childhood immunisations
  • The flu season 2016/2017 not over yet
  • Tdap vaccine during pregnancy
  • Temporary changes to packaging of Boostrix (Tdap) and Menjugate (prefilled) MenC vaccines
  • Fridge spring clean
  • Vaccine returns service
  • Batch numbers
  • Common queries about rotavirus oral vaccine
  • List of vaccines available from the National Cold Chain Service




An electronic version of this newsletter will be available from later today.

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