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  1. 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...

  2. Bird flu (avian influenza)

    26 Nov 2018

    The symptoms of bird flu in humans are similar to those of regular influenza...

  3. Flu (influenza) – immunisation

    11 Apr 2019

    Influenza immunisation is recommended for people in known high risk groups...

  4. Influenza - Dr Brett Sutton and Prof. Kanta Subbarao

    11 Apr 2019 Influenza - Dr Brett Sutton and Prof. Kanta Subbarao

    We speak to Chief Health Officer Dr Brett Sutton and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Influenza, Prof Kanta Subbarao, about the flu and yearly vaccines...

  5. Immunisation

    24 Oct 2019

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

  6. Infections

    09 Mar 2018

    Infections are generally caused by bacteria or viruses. Learn about infectious and childhood diseases, animal to human diseases and prevention...

  7. Lungs

    09 Mar 2018

    Environmental risks, infections, conditions, management and treatment...

  8. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) immunisation

    08 Nov 2018

    The National Immunisation Program provides children with free immunisation against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningococcal group C disease...

  9. Respiratory system

    06 Jul 2018

    The respiratory system takes up oxygen from the air we breathe and expels the unwanted carbon dioxide...

  10. 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...