Influenza vaccine FAQ

3 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised some questions about influenza vaccination. In response to this, NCIRS has updated the influenza vaccines FAQs to provide answers to questions about:

  • influenza vaccination during the current COVID-19 pandemic
  • who needs a second dose of the vaccine within a year

NCIRS has reiterated the need for children aged six months to <nine years receiving the influenza vaccine for the first time to get two doses, at least four weeks apart.