A safe and effective vaccine is available to protect against hepatitis B.

A safe and effective vaccine is available to protect against hepatitis B.

On 1 July 2017, Minister Hunt encouraged all Australians to talk to their doctor about immunisation to ensure they are fully protected against preventable diseases.

Over 400,000 Australian children and young people under 19 years, who missed out on early childhood vaccines, are now able to receive the free catch-up on early childhood vaccines.

In addition, refugees and humanitarians entrants of any age, who may have missed out on early childhood vaccines, are now able to receive the free catch-up on early childhood vaccines.

 

Further information http://www.greghunt.com.au/Media/MediaReleases/tabid/86/ID/4297/Protecting-more-Australians-from-deadly-diseases.aspx