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Updates

A list of updates made to the Handbook is provided below by the date they were published.

12 April 2019

The following pages were updated:

Catch-up vaccination

Changes to catch-up recommendations for infants receiving MMR vaccines.

Measles

Changes to recommended age at which infants can receive the MMR vaccine.

09 April 2019

The following pages were updated:

Influenza (flu)

Updates to influenza information in line with the ATAGI annual statement for seasonal influenza vaccines

29 March 2019

The following pages were updated:

Pertussis (whooping cough)

Updates to the recommendation for pertussis vaccination during pregnancy.

15 February 2019

The following pages were updated:

Meningococcal disease

Changes to dose schedule for Bexsero, and Variations from product information.

01 November 2018

The following pages were updated:

Hepatitis B

Editorial changes to 'Table. Monovalent hepatitis B vaccines for adolescents and adults' in the 'Vaccines, dosage and administration' section to include paediatric formulations.

09 June 2018

The following pages were updated:

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Changes to existing Recommendations listed in Chapter 4.6 Human Papillomavirus.

08 June 2018

The following pages were updated:

Pneumococcal disease

Changes to the pneumococcal vaccination schedule.

06 June 2018

The following pages were updated:

Meningococcal disease

Changes to recommendations.

05 June 2018

The following pages were updated:

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Changes to the booster dose.

09 April 2018

The following pages were updated:

Influenza (flu)

2018 Influenza seasonal updates.

Pneumococcal disease

Changes to recommendations.

01 August 2017

The following pages were updated:

Diphtheria

Changes to 4.2.4 Vaccines and 4.2.12 Variations from product information.

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Changes to 4.3.4 Vaccines, 4.3.7 Recommendations, and 4.3.12 Variations from product information

Hepatitis A

Changes to 4.4.4 Vaccines and 4.4.6 Dosage and administration

Measles

Changes to 4.9.4 Vaccines; 4.9.5 Transport, storage and handling; 4.11 Mumps and 4.18 Rubella); 4.9.10 Precautions; and 4.9.11 Adverse events

Mumps

Changes to 4.11.4 Vaccines; 4.11.5 Transport, storage and handling; and 4.11.11 Adverse events

Pertussis (whooping cough)

Changes to 4.12.4 Vaccines and 4.12.12 Variations from product information.

Poliomyelitis

Changes to 4.14.4 Vaccines and 4.14.12 Variations from product information.

Rabies and other lyssaviruses

Changes to 4.16.5 Rabies immunoglobulin; 4.16.7 Dosage and administration; and 4.16.8 Recommendations

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Page history

Last updated: 
28 May 2018
Last reviewed: 
28 May 2018

Definitions

MMR
measles-mumps-rubella
ATAGI
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation