theherald.com.au - 10th May, 2018 With winter and the colder weather fast approaching, so too is flu season, and after last year’s record flu season it is time to start thinking about prevention. Flu season typically peaks around July to September and everyone is vulnerable, however, certain groups are...

thenewdaily.com.au - 13th April, 2018 In 2017, Australia endured one of its worst flu seasons in years, with 250,000 confirmed cases of influenza – and nearly 1100 deaths. Influenza is a debilitating virus whose symptoms include fever, nasal congestion, ear pressure, sneezing, muscle aches, watering eyes, rashes and fatigue. It can...

agedcareinsite.com.au - 23rd April, 2018 It will soon be mandatory for every Australian residential aged care provider to offer the flu vaccine to staff. The move was announced over the weekend by Health Minister Greg Hunt and Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt. It coincided with the release of...

news.com.au - 28th February, 2018 Australians have been urged to throw out rockmelon they have previously purchased after a listeria outbreak that has left two people in NSW dead. Ten elderly people across Australia, including six from NSW, were diagnosed with the infection after consuming rockmelon and...

nzdoctor.co.nz - 2nd March, 2018 The outbreak of gastroenteritis that is occurring at Nelson Hospital is continuing and the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service has renewed its advice about how to prevent the spread in the community. Hospital Operations Manager and Associate Director of Nursing Linda Ryan...

ajc.com - 11th February, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS — As far as flu seasons go, experts are saying the levels of visits to hospitals and emergency rooms for this one are comparable to the 2009 swine flu. As such, reports of otherwise healthy or young people dying from the infection...

news.com.au - 23rd February, 2018 PEOPLE who visited the CBD’s southeast this year and experiencing flu-like symptoms are being urged to seek medical help, as an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease is being investigated. Three cases of the respiratory infection have been reported to the Department of Health, which has...

independent.co.uk - 30th August, 2017 Antibiotic-resistant genes are being spread around the world in animal feed, according to new research that adds to fears humanity could lose one of our most important medicines. A Government-commissioned report last year estimated 10 million people a year could die worldwide...