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Parents urged to vaccinate children against flu after 37 confirmed deaths this year

Health authorities are urging parents to get young children vaccinated against the flu as soon as possible, after 37 confirmed deaths across New South Wales this year. READ MORE
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Health officials encourage Australians to get flu shot

Pockets of under-vaccinated adolescents and young adults could be putting the community at risk of contracting measles as outbreaks continue, an expert has warned. There have been 89 cases of… more
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Inter‐seasonality of influenza in Australia

Open configuration options Inter‐seasonality of influenza in Australia Check out new publication to determine changes in inter‐seasonal influenza activity in Australia over time. READ MORE. Moa, AM… 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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Australian parents susceptible to anti-vaccination messaging from politicians

Australian parents susceptible to anti-vaccination messaging from politicians The majority of Australian parents are susceptible to influence by vaccine messages from political and medical leaders,… more
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Terrifying "Exercise Mataika" Smallpox Simulation

Terrifying "Exercise Mataika" Smallpox Simulation Did Not End Well For Humanity "Using mathematical modelling of smallpox transmission, we simulated a worst-case, large-scale bioterrorist attack," … more

Mission statement

To reduce the immunisation gap between adults and children through research, teaching and advocacy, with a special focus on the elderly, high risk and vulnerable populations.

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Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Research Associate

02 9385 1192

e.kpozehouen@unsw.edu.au

Dr Rob Menzies

Dr Rob Menzies

Senior Lecturer

02 93853480

r.menzies@unsw.edu.au