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  1. Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious bacterial disease that causes severe inflammation of the nose, throat and windpipe...

  2. Immunisation

    24 Oct 2019

    Find out more about diseases and immunisation, including why immunisation is important, latest immunisation schedules and immunisation for travel...

  3. Immunisation – DTP, polio, hep B and Hib

    A number of combined immunisations against diphtheria, tetanus and other infectious diseases are available to provide protection at various life stages...

  4. Who provides immunisations in Victoria

    11 Dec 2018

    Immunisations in Victoria are provided by local councils, GPs and specially qualified nurses in medical clinics and community health services, some Maternal and Child Health nurses, travel clinics and...

  5. Tetanus

    08 Nov 2018

    Tetanus is a life-threatening disease and immunisation is the best way to reduce your risk...

  6. Whooping cough

    09 Dec 2019

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

  7. Immunisation in secondary schools

    31 Mar 2019

    Some immunisations are recommended for all Australian teenagers...

  8. Immunisations for older people

    05 Nov 2018

    Immunisations are important for you as you get older, because your immune system can become less effective at protecting you from some diseases...

  9. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

    07 Dec 2018

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is a bacterium that causes a life-threatening infection that can lead to serious illness, especially in children...

  10. Immunisation and pregnancy

    Immunisation can protect a woman and her unborn baby against many infectious diseases...