Annual influenza vaccination is important for the entire population, except those with an absolute contraindication (e.g. allergy to a component in the vaccine, infants under 6 months).1
Secondary complications arising from influenza infections include worsening cardiovascular conditions, respiratory conditions, pneumonia, increased hospitalisation and death.1
After successful completion of this CPD activity, pharmacists should be able to:
Competencies (2016) addressed: 1.1, 1.3, 1.6, 2.1, 3.1
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