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Revised: 28 October 2014

Influenza Vaccine Composition

The recommended influenza vaccine composition for New Zealand in 2015 is:

For applicants intending to submit a CMN or NMA for a quadrivalent influenza vaccine, the recommended composition for New Zealand in 2015 is as listed above, plus the additional B virus:

Vaccine strains recommended as suitable are those listed on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Influenza vaccine viruses and reagents web pages (see for H1N1, H3N2 and B viruses.

This recommendation is based on the outcome of:

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