Influenza vaccine: Frequently asked questions

MVEC’s Influenza vaccine FAQ reference page provides answers to commonly asked questions on the use of the Influenza vaccine. It can be used in conjunction with existing resources on Influenza 1. My 68 yr old patient has already paid for a quadrivalent influenza … Continued

Gardasil

This is the alternative page title for immunisation reference ‘Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)’. It will redirect to http://www.mvec.vic.edu.au/immunisation-references/human-papilloma-virus-hpv/

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Alternative title: Gardasil What is it? HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women causing cancer of the cervix (in females), other anogenital cancers and certain cancers of the mouth and throat (in both males … Continued

Zoster vaccine (Zostavax®) FAQs

SAEFVIC has updated its Zoster resources and developed a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for use by providers. The Zoster vaccine FAQs page provides answers to questions on the use of Zostavax® and can be used in conjunction with … Continued

Zoster vaccine (Zostavax®) FAQs

SAEFVIC has updated its Zoster resources and developed a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for use by providers. The Zoster vaccine FAQs page provides answers to questions on the use of Zostavax® and can be used in conjunction with … Continued

Rotavirus

  What is it? Rotavirus is a common cause of viral gastroenteritis in children less than 5 years of age. What to look for Symptoms of disease include vomiting, diarrhea, fever, dehydration and drowsiness. How is it transmitted? Rotavirus is … Continued



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Welcome to MVEC

The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) is a new web-based initiative, providing up-to-date immunisation information for healthcare professionals, parents and the public.

It is a collaboration between The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) and its Melbourne Children’s campus partners (Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The University of Melbourne) and Monash Health.

MVEC aims to address common queries around vaccines and to promote the benefits of immunisation for both children and adults.