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  1. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

    16 Mar 2020

    As of December 2019, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a newly identified virus that can cause respiratory illness, including pneumonia...

  2. Polio and the late effects of polio

    11 Mar 2020

    Polio is a serious disease that can cause life-threatening paralysis and possibly death...

  3. Whooping cough

    09 Dec 2019

    The major symptom of whooping cough is a severe cough, which is often followed by a 'whooping' sound...

  4. Williams syndrome

    12 Nov 2019

    Williams syndrome often goes undiagnosed, which means that some people with the disorder fail to get the support and treatment they need until later in life...

  5. Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis

    07 Nov 2019

    Labyrinthitis and vestibular neuritis are disorders that result in inflammation of the inner ear and the nerve connecting the inner ear to the brain...

  6. Hepatitis A

    06 Nov 2019

    Immunisation is the best protection against hepatitis A infection and it is recommended for people in high-risk groups...

  7. Measles

    Measles can cause serious and sometimes fatal complications, including pneumonia and brain inflammation...

  8. Colds

    25 Sep 2019

    Cold viruses are spread by sneezing, coughing and hand contact...

  9. Reactive arthritis

    20 Aug 2019

    Reactive arthritis is a form of arthritis that occurs as a result of some bacterial infections...

  10. Flu (influenza)

    Flu (influenza)

    Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is...