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Vaccine Supply Influenza vaccine supply bulletin September 2017

Updated on Friday, 8 September 2017, 1176 views

Availability of Influenza vaccines for the national children’s flu immunisation programme

Ordering for Fluenz Tetra®, the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) for children aged 2 and over is anticipated open week ending 22 September, with deliveries commencing the following week.

Order controls for both GPs and school providers will be in place, details of which can be found in the most recent edition of Vaccine Update:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vaccine-update-issue-269-august-2017

There are also 2 inactivated influenza vaccines supplied by PHE for children who are contraindicated for Fluenz Tetra® and in a clinical risk group, which will be subject to the following order controls:

Fluarix Tetra is expected to be available to order from Monday 11 September. Inactivated influenza vaccine (split virion) BP is expected to be available week commencing 18 September.

Please check the ImmForm new items for up to date information on availability and order control.

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