Professor of Global Biosecurity and Head of the Biosecurity Research Program at UNSW Raina MacIntyre told newsGP that appropriate health system triage and rapid isolation of suspected carriers is key… more
Despite measles being officially eradicated in Australia in 2014, the epidemics overseas have led to travellers bringing the highly-infectious disease back home.
With its high rates of vaccination,… more
Public health experts warn the outbreak is a cautionary tale for any nation where vaccination rates drop below 90 per cent
The Philippines, which has coverage of just 67 per cent, has the largest… more