Thousands more doses of the flu jab are on the way


7 July 2019 - The Ministry of Health has announced this morning 55,000 more doses of flu vaccine will arrive in New Zealand next week.

Last month, the Heath Ministry said vaccine would be restricted due to a nationwide shortage after PHARMAC had sent out more than 1.26 million doses by the end of the first week of June earlier this year.

But the new vaccine - Sanofi's FluQadri which is coming from Australia - will start arriving on Monday after the Ministry of Health and PHARMAC worked together on sourcing and funding it.

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