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Is it too late to get a flu shot this year?

Key Points
  • Australia’s ‘flu season’ typically lasts from May to October.
  • Almost 8.7 million people have been vaccinated against influenza across the country.
  • Children are understood to be among the 134 influenza-associated deaths recorded this year.
Australians were urged to get vaccinated against the flu early this year and now winter is more than half way through, some people may be pondering whether there is still value in getting the jab.
Vaccines specifically designed to target this seasons flu strains have been available since April.

With about a third of Australians having had their flu…


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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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