Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more than one million doses of this year’s seasonal influenza vaccine have now been distributed
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today launched the annual influenza immunisation campaign at Unichem Miramar Pharmacy, Wellington.
More than 840,000 Kiwis caught the flu last year, but three quarters of them would never have known they had contracted the highly contagious virus.
It’s not too late for eligible Waikato residents to get a free influenza vaccination before the peak flu season.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says this year’s seasonal influenza immunisation programme will be extended to the end of August.
To get immunised against influenza or wear masks at the Waikato DHB has been the subject of debate in the Waikato Times of recent. To read the full range of opinions see the stories below.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 1.2 million New Zealanders have been immunised against the flu this year.