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What's new with the flu? WA influenza and COVID update Members login for free access About RACGP online events


Type: On-demand
Recorded: 20 Apr 2023


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Email: WA events
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What's new with the flu? WA influenza and COVID update

On-demand recorded 20 Apr 2023

Join infectious disease expert Prof. Paul Effler for our annual influenza update as we prepare for this year’s flu season.

This webinar covers:

  • What’s new with the flu? An epidemiology update
  • COVID vaccine effectiveness in WA and COVID booster update
  • Long COVID in WA
  • An update on the free influenza vaccine program for May 2023

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify patients most likely to benefit from influenza vaccination this year, including which vaccine formulations are recommended
  2. Discuss the impact of vaccination on serious illness in WA
  3. Describe the prevalence of Long COVID following the 2022 Omicron wave in WA


Dr Ramya Raman
GP and RACGP WA Chair


Professor Paul Effler
Senior Medical Advisor - Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health Western Australia


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