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UNDER- VACCINATION IN ADULTS A KEY CONCERN: MJA

While focus has primarily been on children and the vociferous anti-vaccination lobby, a large proportion of adolescent and adult Australians still remain under vaccinated In an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia, Dr Robert Menzies from the University of New South Wales along… more
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Unvaccinated adults vastly outnumber children

Low adult vaccination rates cause more disease than under-vaccinated children but this receives little attention, immunisation experts say. In a Medical Journal of Australia commentary, communicable... READ MORE from 6 minutes News
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Low rate of vaccination for this at-risk group

UP TO 3.8 million Australian adults are missing out on free vaccinations each year, putting themselves at risk of contracting life-threatening, yet preventable infections, according to a report published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) today. The report is titled Vaccine Myopia and… more
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Concern over adult vaccination rates in migrant, refugee, Indigenous communities

Health experts have called for Australia to make a greater effort in terms of reducing the gap between vaccines Aakhzha adults from different ethnic backgrounds of refugees and migrants and the indigenous population compared to other segments of society. Where a new report showed that more than 3.8… more
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Millions Of Australian adults are unvaccinated and it's increasing disease risk for all of us

Millions Of Australian Adults Are Unvaccinated And It's Increasing Disease Risk For All Of Us Public attention has recently focused on improving vaccination rates in Australian infants and children. But actually the largest unvaccinated group of people recommended for immunisation are adults.Of 4.… more
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What the real face of Australia's vaccination problem looks like

Kevin Condon's is not the face you usually see splashed across a news story about vaccination. It's usually a chubbier, more youthful visage. About seven decades more youthful. The babies and preschoolers of parents opposed to vaccinations are the unrivalled targets of government and media focus… more

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To reduce the immunisation gap between adults and children through research, teaching and advocacy, with a special focus on the elderly, high risk and vulnerable populations.

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Dr Rob Menzies

Dr Rob Menzies

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02 93853480

r.menzies@unsw.edu.au

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Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

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