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    Buruli ulcer

    The Buruli (Bairnsdale) ulcer is a rare skin disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium ulcerans.

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    Flu vaccination for children

    From May 2018, children from 6 months to less than 5 years of age can have the flu vaccination.

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    Lung cancer

    Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Australia. There are different types of lung cancer with up to nine out of 10 lung cancers caused by smoking.

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  • Measles feature


    Measles is a contagious viral illness that causes a skin rash and fever. Please see your GP if you have measles symptoms.

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