How long does the Flu Vaccine last?

One of the frequently asked questions we get at Corporate Care is how long flu vaccines typically last. After receiving a flu shot, effectivity wanes within a period of 6-12 months, which explains why employee flu vaccinations are all-important in any organisation. Yearly flu shots offer the best way to acquire ongoing protection, so don’t think twice, especially with those myths about flu you might have heard.

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What will the 2018 Southern Hemisphere Flu Vaccine include?

Canberra. October 11, 2017

The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) congregated at the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the purpose of recommending influenza viruses to be used in the composition of the 2018 flu vaccine. The meeting involved review and evaluation of:

  • data associated to epidemiology
  • Australia and Southern Hemisphere influenza isolates recently circulating, as to its antigenic and genetic characteristics
  • 2016-17 vaccines’ serological responses
  • candidate vaccine viruses and reagents availability
  • The expert committee recommended that ...
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Flu Vaccine – Frequent Asked Questions

Corporate Care is passionate about protecting everyone’s health by minimising the spread of disease. Our Flu Vaccine FAQ aims to provide all-important information and increase awareness.

Here’s to a better understanding of flu vaccinations:

  • Why is it recommended to get a flu vaccine? 

Annual flu shots reduce your likelihood of catching the seasonal flu as well as the severity of flu symptoms if you do get infected.

  • Who are ideal ...
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8 Myths About the Flu and the Flu Vaccine

Think about the time when you were terribly, terribly sick. You didn’t want to get up for anything except to pee (just), all the while wishing it will go away.

Flu or influenza is exactly like that. I tell you, you’ll have to spend days recovering apart from the “ill” effects that follow.

The fever, headaches, aching muscles, coughs and sniffles made you say things that were normally reserved for traffic jams, or your ex.

Suffice to say, it’s not ...

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Why you should consider employee flu vaccination.

Employee flu vaccination – a proven wise investment.

If you own a business, you must be concerned about the health of your employees. The logic is quite simple; healthier the employees better will be the productivity of your organisation. At the same time, employees also derive a lot of benefits from being healthy and fit as they draw more salaries in the absence of any leave. The logic fits aptly in case of Employee flu vaccination programs, which can bring benefits ...

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Employee flu vaccination

Employee flu vaccination has proven to be a very wise investment. Your employees are the centre and heart of your business, and you rely on them to function correctly. Unfortunately, during the winter months, Flu is on the rise and more and more of your employees will begin taking time off work. It isn’t their fault. They have caught the influenza virus and are so unwell that they cannot get out of bed. Read more

Onsite Flu vaccination

We offer Onsite Flu Vaccination services to help minimize absenteeism and increase productivity of your work force. As you may have seen during the past years, the winter month often brings the Flu along with it. This can lead to employees often taking days, and possibly weeks off work. The negative effect this can have on your business is detrimental and can affect your whole workforce. One of the worst scenarios is when an employee comes in sick, and proceeds ...

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Workplace flu vaccination

Vaccination in general still has some scepticism in it.  Some individuals are not inclined to vaccination advocacies.  Several beliefs, myths and factors affect each person’s compliance to vaccination.  Causes of non-compliance to vaccinations include the following but not limited to; individual fear of injection, fear of getting an actual flu illness from the vaccine, avoidance of expenses (doctor’s fees, vaccine and administration fees, etc.), preference for “natural” or healthy diet and lifestyle as protection from diseases, and myths on flu ...

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