Scottish Vaccine Update - Issue 73

Publication Date: 14 November 2019

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

This issue reports on: 

  • expected delay to some batches of flu vaccine (Fluenz Tetra®) used in the childhood flu vaccination programme
  • possible shortage of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) during winter 2019 
  • vaccine supply (non-centrally supplied)​

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