The following changes to the National Immunisation Schedule will be effective from 1st of July, 2020:
· PCV10 (Synflorix) will not be required to be given at 3-month Immunisation event. PCV10 will remain to be given at 6 weeks and 5month Immunisation event. A booster dose remains unchanged at 15 months of age.
· Varivax will replace Varilrix at the 15-month and 11- year event, and for special groups from 12 months of age.
For more information, you could read further on www.immune.org.nz.