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First case of extensively drug-resistant typhoid

First case of extensively drug-resistant typhoid in Australia diagnosed by Sydney doctors Doctors in Sydney have treated the first ever case of extensively drug-resistant typhoid in Australia. The… more
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Third person diagnosed with measles in Australia

Third person diagnosed with measles in Australia in two days. Despite measles being officially eradicated in Australia in 2014, the epidemics overseas have led to travellers bringing the highly-… more
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CIVILIZATION HAS ALWAYS BEEN COLLAPSING FOR SOMEBODY

The question of whether civilization is on the verge of collapse may be as old as civilization itself. This enduring query brought together a group of panelists that moderator Edan Lepucki called “… more
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Health officials encourage Australians to get flu shot

The age groups most likely to be unvaccinated for measles in Australia Pockets of under-vaccinated adolescents and young adults could be putting the community at risk of contracting measles as… more
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Northern Territory facing measles outbreak

Northern Territory facing measles outbreak as US and Philippines battle deadly disease’ revival The Northern Territory is taking measures to try to stop the spread of measles in the capital, Darwin… more
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Are we ready for pandemics and antibiotic resistance?

Some researchers argue that the world is overdue for an influenza pandemic. In that event Australian lives would depend on a robust response from health authorities to any deadly new virus.… more