Latest immunisation news with a local focus

18 Jun 2017
We produced a video to explain chickenpox and the vaccine used to protect against it.   Chickenpox- Disease and Vaccine, New Zealand. from Theo Brandt on Vimeo.
26 Apr 2017
The key messages for Immunisation Week 2017 are: Make sure your teen is up-to-date with all their immunisations. Immunisation at age 11–12 years provides protection against tetanus, whooping cough, HPV and other serious diseases. Many teenagers missed out on measles, mumps and rubella immunisation as young children and need protection now against...
15 Mar 2017
From 1 April 2017, people 65 years and over and pregnant women have the option of getting a funded flu vaccine from their general practice or their community pharmacy. While there are other people who are eligible to receive funded flu vaccine such as people with chronic conditions like asthma, heart disease or diabetes, they will still need to go...
21 Nov 2016
 Welcome to InfectedNZ!               InfectedNZ, an online campaign running from November 21-25, is set to spread the message about the impacts of infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance in Aotearoa New Zealand with a series of data-driven blog posts and social media conversations. Read about: The state of the nation by Siouxsie Wiles...