By Lucy Rickard
The federal government’s response to a large number of adverse reactions to the flu vaccine last year has been deemed appropriate by an independent auditor.
An unusually high number of children under five years of age experienced fevers, vomiting and seizures after having the flu shot in March and April last year, prompting a call for an inquiry.
Former chief medical officer Professor John Horvath conducted the review, which pointed to a more coordinated plan to quickly and effectively deal with concerns about vaccines.
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