May 25, 2019

The Importance of Influenza Vaccination – Aged Care

The Importance of Vaccination

When it comes to older Australians, contracting the flu can have deadly consequences, and being vaccinated before the winter months can make all the difference to the wellbeing of an elderly loved one. Hear from expert in the field Professor Robert Booy.

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