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Caregivers’ intentions regarding pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza vaccination for their children

Julie Leask, Maria Yui Kwan Chow, Catherine King and Robert Booy
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (8): 485-486.

To the Editor: Children have been seen as a key priority group for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza (“swine flu”) vaccination.

Julie Leask, Senior Research Fellow,1 and Conjoint Senior Lecturer2
Maria Yui Kwan Chow, Senior Research Assistant1
Catherine King, Information Manager1
Robert Booy, Professor of Paediatrics1,2
1 National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW.
2 Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
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ANZIC Influenza Investigators, Webb SA, Pettila V, et al. Critical care services and 2009 H1N1 influenza in Australia and New Zealand. N Engl J Med 2009; 361: 1925-1934.
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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. 2010 pandemic vaccination survey: summary results. Canberra: AIHW, 2010. (AIHW Cat. No. PHE 128.)
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Cresswell A. We failed the swine flu test. The Australian 2009; 19 Sep. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/we-failed-the-swine-flu-test/story-e6frg6zo-1225776607808 (accessed Mar 2010).
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Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Departmental media releases: seasonal flu vaccine and young children. 23 Apr 2010. http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/mr-yr10-dept-dept230410.htm (accessed Jun 2010).
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