Scottish Vaccine Update - Issue 76

Publication Date: 13 March 2020

​​​​​​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: 

  • increases in mumps cases
  • changes to the infant pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) schedule reminde
  • expiry dates for Fluenz Tetra® issued for the 2019/20 children’s programme
  • providing a second dose of flu vaccine after all Fluenz Tetra® has expired
  • maternal pertussis programme – change to dTaP/IPV vaccine
  • update to Bexsero® Patient Information Leaflet
  • Green Book chapter updates
  • vaccine supply (non-centrally supplied) ​

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