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1

Vaccinations provide...

protection against infectious diseases

2

What happens if you're not vaccinated

increase in contracting vaccination preventable diseases, which can lead to disability and death

3

examples of vaccine preventable diseases?

include measles, mumps, influenza, tetanus, rubella, hepatitis B.

4

Do childhood vaccinations proivide lifelong protection?

No

5

What do government fund?

o Childhood vaccinations
o HPV vaccine for 12-26 year old girls.
o Influenza and pneumococcal infection (leads to pneumonia ) in:
 Indigenous Australians aged 15-49 in high risk groups
 All 50 and over Indigenous Australians
 All 65 and over Australians

6

Describe HPV vaccination

Protects against strains of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers, and 90% of genital warts which can lead to cervical cancer.

7

are booster injections as an adult funded by government?

no