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.

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4 Reasons why you should get the flu shot in 2018

4 Reasons why you should get the flu shot in 2018

 

  1. The flu can be serious.

An average of 3,500 Australians die from influenza each year, 18,000 get hospitalised and around 300,000 pay a visit to their GP (Influenza Specialist Group). Some people are at greater risk than others. If you feel like you have flu-like symptoms you need to be aware that you can spread the virus to other vulnerable people. The ...

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Flu shots at work: Saving money to your business.

Getting sick is part of a normal life process each of us experience but could jeopardize the way we live our lives. One of the most common viruses that are spreading world and country-wide is flu. Though not as deadly as dengue or malaria, flu can lead to more serious problems such as pneumonia, bronchitis and sinusitis if left untreated. This is the reason why flu shots are promoted to everyone in the country.

There have been many speculations about the ...

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Staff vaccination: Employees, friends and family.

Is staff vaccination worth your time and money?

Absolutely!

Staff vaccination is proven to be a very wise investment with high rates of return on your investments.

The influenza virus is a serious respiratory ailment that’s a large threat to all kinds of organization. Despite that fact, many people are still unaware and consider this illness as an insignificant irritation and nothing more.

Recently, The Influenza Specialist Group of Australia announced a public symposium indicating that the amount of vaccine intake in Australia ...

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Onsite flu vaccination: a very wise investment.

Would you invest in onsite flu vaccination programs? You get up and go into the office everyday like a clock work. One morning you wake up feeling feverish, with chills, runny nose and a mild cough. What you do? You go to work. It happens to millions of corporate workers every year when flu season kicks in. There is a lot of pressure at work; KPI, goals to accomplish, meetings, peer pressure. You think you are doing the right thing by ...

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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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