Scottish Vaccine Update - Issue 51

Publication Date: 13 September 2016

The Scottish Vaccine Update issued by Health Protection Scotland provides current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland for front line health professionals.

This issue provides information on:

  • the Shingles vaccine programme 2016/17
  • Whooping cough (pertussis) – current activity in Scotland
  • Reminder – Since 5 September it is not necessary to give meningococcal C (MenC) vaccination at 12 weeks
  • Update on Hepatitis B vaccine ordering
  • Use of SSI BCG vaccine batch 114022A
  • InterVax BCG vaccine availability
  • International measures to stop spread of wild poliovirus (update)
  • Green Book Updates

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