The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) met on 3 October 2012, and agreed to adopt the September World Health Organization recommendations.
The committee decided that the influenza vaccine components for the 2013 season should contain the following:
A (H1N1): an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1) - like virus, 15 µg HA per dose
A (H3N2): an A/Victoria/361/2011 (H3N2) - like virus, 15 µg HA per dose
B: a B/Wisconsin/1/2010 - like virus, 15 µg HA per dose
For further information please see the Therapeutic Goods Administration web site.
Communicable Diseases Surveillance
This issue - Vol 36 No 3, September 2012
Communicable Diseases Intelligence