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Coronavirus outbreak in China

Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan China.Watch BBC Interview with UNSW Prof Raina Macintyre . WATCH You tube video
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What is the threat to Australia from the Wuhan coronavirus?

READ The guardian interview with Professor Raina Macintyre, The biggest risk to controlling the virus, MacIntyre said, was a failure to appropriately triage. “We really want to focus on the… more
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Anti-vaxxers’ claims fuel Samoa measles epidemic, with 65 deaths before Christmas

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
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Australia Could Be At Risk Of ‘Imported’ Measles Outbreak After Overseas Epidemics

Australia Could Be At Risk Of ‘Imported’ Measles Outbreak After Overseas Epidemics "We have high vaccination rates in Australia, so we would not likely have ongoing epidemics, but measles is spread… more
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Here's Why Measles Coming Back Is Actually Scary As Hell . The Junkee Takeaway

Wondering why measles is making a comeback? In the latest The Junkee Takeaway, Professor Raina MacIntyre talks to Junkee to explain why measles is making a resurgence and how we can tackle it. WATCH… more
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Measles vaccination: Australians urged to get vaccine amid outbreaks

Australians aged between 20 and 53 who are travelling overseas are being urged to check their measles vaccination history and if necessary get an additional dose, as authorities report a dramatic… more

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