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The impact of new universal child influenza programs in Australia: Vaccine coverage, effectiveness and disease epidemiology in hospitalised children in 2018

Blyth, Christopher C; Cheng, Allen; Crawford, Nigel; Clark, Julia; Buttery, Jim; Marshall, Helen; Francis, Josh; McRae, Jocelynne; Kotsimbos, Tom; Kelly, Paul; Macartney, Kristine K.


Background: New jurisdictionally-based vaccination programs were established providing free quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) for preschool Australian children in 2018. This was in addition to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) funded QIV for Indigenous children and children with comorbid medical conditions. We assessed the impact of this policy change on influenza disease burden and vaccine coverage, as well as report on 2018 vaccine effectiveness in a hospital-based surveillance...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Vaccine
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.02.031


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