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  1. Meningococcal disease

    17 Dec 2018

    Do not leave young adults alone if they suddenly develop a fever because they may become seriously ill very quickly...

  2. Hepatitis A

    17 Dec 2018

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

  3. Hepatitis B

    17 Dec 2018

    Hepatitis B is a viral infection that affects the liver and can lead to serious illness or death...

  4. Hepatitis C

    17 Dec 2018

    In Australia, hepatitis C is most often spread through the sharing of unsterile drug injecting equipment. New all oral combination treatment has greatly improved health outcomes for people with...

  5. Staphylococcus aureus - golden staph

    12 Dec 2018

    Hospital patients are more likely to be infected by golden staph because of surgical or other wounds...

  6. Pericarditis

    12 Dec 2018

    Pericarditis symptoms may be similar to those of heart attack and include chest pain and abnormal heart rhythms...

  7. Travel health - yellow fever immunisation

    04 Dec 2018

    If you are travelling or passing through areas infected with yellow fever, some countries require you to be vaccinated...

  8. Glandular fever

    03 Dec 2018

    Glandular fever is most common among high school and university students, but young children can also become infected by saliva on toys, shared cups, or the hands of carers...

  9. Gastroenteritis - amoebiasis

    28 Nov 2018

    Amoebiasis can cause diarrhoea among travellers to developing countries...

  10. Swimmer's ear

    27 Nov 2018

    Swimmer's ear can be triggered by exposure to water or mechanical damage due to overzealous cleaning...