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The Clinical Takeaway: Flu Vaccine – In Context of the COVID Rollout

The Clinical Takeaway: Flu Vaccine – In Context of the COVID Rollout

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The Clinical Takeaway: Flu Vaccine – In Context of the COVID Rollout

 

 

In this episode:

 

– Winding back of social distancing and hygiene measures, along with a spotlight on COVID vaccines may result in more cases of flu this year
– GPs need to encourage patients toward a high uptake of flu vaccination despite the inconvenience of multiple trips to the doctor
– It doesn’t matter which vaccination the patient receives first, so if COVID vaccines aren’t immediately available, give the flu vaccine first then wait for two weeks

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

Host: Prof Raina MacIntyre, Professor of Global Biosecurity, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Head, Biosecurity Program, Kirby Institute, UNSW
Total time: 21 mins

 

 

 

 

 

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